Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has shaped arching crest rail; tall fully upholstered rectangular back with large metal tacks along edges and fringe at bottoom edge; square stiles; curved arms and arm supports with carved acanthus leaves; upholstered seat with single row of large metal tacks along bottom edge with fringe trim below; turned spiral twist legs with foliate-carved rectangular blocks above ovoid feet; and H-stretcher with rectangular stretchers on sides and arched middle stretcher with carved shell and scrolls. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off. Companion arm chair is CC010.001.006.027.004.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
dining chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (8 3/4 x 7 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.027.004

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

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