"Light Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Queen Anne-style side chair has shaped crest with carved scrolls; cyma-curved stiles; solid splat with oval cartouche and painted decoration including klyix and bellflowers; upholstered rectangular seat; straight seat rails; raked square rear legs; and cabriole front legs with carved knees and pad feet. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off. Design notes and "1592" are also handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Queen Anne Style
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (5 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.035.004

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