Neoclassical-style Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307654

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has deep rectangular crest rail which flares at back; painted, carved or inlaid swag and bowknot motifs on crest; pierced splat with three vertical slats between semicircular lunettes at top and bottom; stiles with scrolled tops; upholstered demilune seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight seat rails with carved corner blocks; raked rear legs; and tapered round columnar front legs with twist carving at top, cuffs and tapered cylindrical feet. "772" is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (5 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.037.004

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