Neoclassical-style Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm 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; curved arms with continuous arm supports and carved corner blocks below; 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. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.038.005.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (4 1/2 x 3 1/2 iinches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.038.008

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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