"Revised Dining Chair of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307524

Description

Design drawing titled "Revised Dining Chair of Mahogany" rendered in ink on trace. Front view is shown. Side chair has tall upholstered back with metal tack trim along front edges and fringe along bottom edge; ornately carved scrolling crest; embroidered coat of arms on back; over-the-rails upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight seat rails; raked tapered square rear legs; and cabriole legs with scrolled acanthus-carved knees and scrolled feet. Title, design note and "det. 2440" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
dining chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (8 1/2 x 5 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.024.004

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