William and Mary-style Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307532

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style side chair has straight crest rail; rectangular caned panel; spiral twist turned stiles with rectangular blocks at crest and lower seat rails; ball finials; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight seat rails; spiral twist turned legs with rectangular blocks at junctions with stretchers; turned pear feet; and spiral twist turned front, rear and H-stretchers. "Arm Chair On Same Detail" and "229" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
dining chairs
William and Mary
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 x 3 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.026.003

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

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