Neoclassical-style Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has molded oval back; pierced splat with flaring ribs and rectangular plaque; curved molded stiles; curved flat arms with continuous curved arm supports; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked rear legs; and tapered square reeded front legs with spade feet. Painted, inlaid or carved decoration on back and splat includes swags, bellflowers and foliate motifs."641" is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.038.002

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