William and Mary-style Side Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style side chair has back which cants backward; heavily carved scrolled crest rail; splat with rectangular caned panel flanked by carved double scrolls; conforming bottom rail; turned vasiform stiles with ring turnings and rectangular blocks at rails; ball finials; caned seat; turned columnar rear legs; turned front legs with rectangular blocks at stretchers; plain rectangular stretchers on upper sides and front; turned H-stretchers; and heavily carved front stretcher with double scrolls. Design notes and "Mrs. Potter / Oct 7 - 1901 J. P. H." are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
dining chairs
William and Mary
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 3/4 x 4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.031.003

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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