Side Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Side chair has tall tapered square stiles with carved twist pattern; spiral carved oval finials; concave crest rail with carved scrolls flanking a circular medallion; upholstered rectangular panel with single row of metal tacks along perimeter; conforming bottom rail; trapezoidal seat with over-the-rails upholstery and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; tapered square rear legs; tapered square legs with stop fluting and cuffed feet in front; rectangular side and rear stretchers; and front stretcher composed of three square slats joined by central diamond motif and blocks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.026.005

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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