"Light Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Side chair has rectangular caned back with spiral twist molding on stiles and rails; carved foliate ornament atop center of crest rail; fluted lower stiles; upholstered seat with bowed front; seat rails with rosette-carved corner blocks; and tapered fluted columnar legs with ovoid feet. Title, a design note and "1240" are handwritten on drawing; however, title is partially cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.040.003

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