"Light Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has shield-shaped back with serpentine crest; pierced splat with five flaring ribs with swag and Prince of Wales feather motifs at top; carved stiles; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked rear legs; and fluted tapered square front legs with spade feet. Title and notation about matching arm chair are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (5 5/8 x 3 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.038.007

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