Klismos Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style klismos arm chair has flaring curved rectangular crest rail; lower rail with birds-eye maple rectangular center piece flanked by scrolling supports; curvilinear stiles flowing into arms, seat rails and legs; arms terminating at seat rail in large scrolled curve; upholstered seat; and four saber legs. "13118" is handwritten on drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.033.003.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
klismoi
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.033.002

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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