"Dining Chair"

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has rectangular crest with rolled top and scrolled ends; open X-shaped splat with central rosette below crest; lower rail composed of two thin slats joined by three small carved motfs; molded arms flowing from stiles with scrollled handholds; arm supports with reeded vasiform turnings; leather upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight seat rails with molded corner blocks in front; raked tapered square rear legs; and fluted tapered round front legs with turned feet. Title, design notes and "1193" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
dining chairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 1/8 x 6 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.023.004

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