"Light Chair Painted White"

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair Painted White" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has oval back; pierced splat with flaring ribs and rectangular plaque; curved stiles; seat with serpentine front, over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked rear legs; and tapered square front legs with spade feet. Carved decoration on back and splat includes swags, bellflowers and foliate motifs which have been touched with gilding. Title and one design note are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.038.004

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