Side Chair

Description

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."

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.040.001

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

Related Items

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