Neoclassical-style Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307546

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has rectangular crest with carved or inlaid swags; pierced splat composed of two molded curved ribs joined at the middle by a carved rosette and reeded lower horizontal rail; straight rectangular reeded stiles; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks long bottom edge; raked tapered square rear legs; reeded taper columnar legs in front with ring turnings above; and tapered ovoidl feet. A note referencing a coordinating sofa and "2201" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 3/8 x 4 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.028.004

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