Side Chair


Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Side chair has deep rectangular crest rail with shallow lower rail below; shaped square stiles with scrolled ends at top; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; molded straight seat rails with curved corner blocks in front; raked tapered square rear legs; and tapered round front legs with ring turnings and cylindrical feet. A rough sketch shows an alternative design for the top of the front legs. Design notes, "W. C. Hawes / 46955 / May 10 -1905" and "776" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten but only faintly visible is "See Springfield / Ins. Co."


Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
design drawings

Physical Description

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

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


Reference Code


Record Details


A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level


Related Items

Side Chair #776, Side Chair #638, and Side Chair #291
Side Chair