Neoclassical-style Side Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Front view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has molded heart-shaped back intersecting with reverse-teardrop shape; carved bellflowers and pierced ribs on back; inlaid or carved lunette at bottom of back; molded shaped stiles; seat with over-the-rail upholstery, one row of metal tacks along bottom edge, and one row of tacks in a scalloped pattern; raked rear legs; and tapered square front legs with cuffed tapered feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (5 5/8 x 4 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.038.003

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