Neoclassical-style Side Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has molded shield-shaped back; carved foliage on crest; pierced splat with carved kylix and garlands in an oval cartouche at top and carved rosette within curving ribs; molded stiles; seat with serpentine front lower edge, over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along lower edge; raked rectangular rear legs; and tapered square legs in front. "Detail 803" is handwritten on drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.00.023.001. Other related designs are CC010.001.006.005.001 and CC010.001.006.005.002.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
dining chairs
Neoclassical
shield-back chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 1/4 x 6 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.036.006

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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