"Side Chair (of Mahogany)"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307539

Description

Design drawing titled "Side Chair (of Mahogany)" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style side chair has shaped crest rail with carved foliage and rosettes; flared ears; pierced splat with circular wreath pattern in middle; molded stiles; upholstered slipseat; straight seat rails with gadrooned molding at bottom of front rail; raked rear legs; and cabriole front legs with foliate-carved knees and ball-and-claw feet. Title and "#12593" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.027.001

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