Neoclassical-style Side Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has shield-shaped back with serpentine crest and carved foliate motifs at top of sides; pierced splat with urn flanked by two ribs forming a lyre-shape and a rosette-carved block below; curved stiles; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked rear legs; and tapered reeded round front legs with foliate carvings at top and small ovoid feet. "1219" is handwritten on drawing. Companion arm chair is CC010.001.006.038.008.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.038.005

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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