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; carved scrolled crest rail; rectangular caned back panel with gently curved bottom rail; stiles with block, ring, ovoid and vasiform turnings and ball finials; rush seat within wood frame; tapered square rear legs; front legs with block, ring, and cup turnings; and plain H-stretcher. Faintly visible stamp in lower right corner reads: "To be Returned to / A. H. Davenport / 96-98 Washington St. / Boston / Designed by / Francis H. Bacon."

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.031.005

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Bacon, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1856-1940 (Designer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item