Rococo-style Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307506

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rococo Revival-style side chair has back with rounded crest and concave sides; straight arms with scrolled handholds carved with acanthus leaves; curved arm supports; seat with serpentine front; raked rear legs; cabriole front legs with scrolled feet; and carved ornamentation including acanthus leaves, shells and bellflowers on arm supports and leg knees and foliage on feet. Upholstered back and arm pads with single row of metal tacks around perimeter; seat has over-the-rail upholstery with metal tack trim along edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
dining chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 3/4 x 6 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.021.002

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item