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 rail; pierced splat; painted decoration on back including rosettes, bellflowers, and patarae; shaped stiles; shaped curved arms and arm supports; upholstered seat with serpentine front and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked rear legs; and tapered square legs with painted bellflowers in front. Design notes are handwritten on drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.039.004.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.039.006

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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