Chippendale-style Arm Chair

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307550

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Chippendale-style arm chair has shaped crest rail and scrolled ears with extensive foliate carving; pierced splat with four flaring stiles with small carved rosettes joining the ribs at the middle; shaped stiles; arms with scrolled handholds and curved arrm supports with carved acanthus leaves; seat with over-the-rails upholstery and single row of metal tacks along the bottom edge; raked rear legs; and cabriole front legs with shell and foliate carved knees and large paw feet. "3439" is handwritten on drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.029.001.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.029.002

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

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