"Dining Chair of French Walnut"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307540

Description

Design drawing titled "Dining Chair of French Walnut" rendered in ink on trace. Front view is shown. Sde chair has caned back within straight stiles and bottom rail; serpentine curved crest rail with carved foliage and shells; short stiles below back with carved acanthus leaves; caned seat with molded rim; curved front seat rail with central carved shell; cabriole legs with foliate-carved knees; scrolled peg feet; and double-lyre stretcher. Title and one design note are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (10 x 7 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.027.002

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