"Light Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has oval caned back with molded rim and carved garland at top; curved stiles; rectangular caned seat has rounded back and molded rim; straight seat rails with molded bottom edge and carved corner blocks; four reeded tapered round legs with raked rear legs; and turned ovoid feet. Title, design notes, "W. T. White May 4 - K" and "H. F. Bigelow" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Neoclassical
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (4 7/8 x 3 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.035.007

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