Side Chair and Arm Chair

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307571

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of side chair and side view of arm chair are shown; top plan showing top view of stretcher arrangement is also provided. Each chair has fully upholstered back which cants backwards; serpentine crest rail with flared ears; two convex curves at bottom of back; square stiles; fully upholstered seat with serpentine bottom edge; raked rear legs with ring turnings; cabriole front legs with carved knees and tall paw feet; and molded curving front and side stretchers. Arm chair also has curved arms with scrolled handholds and curved arm supports. "13108" and "11535" are handwritten under side and arm chairs, respectively.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.033.001

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

Related Items

Arm Chair #11535 and Side Chair #13103