"Light Chair of English Oak"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307740

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair of English Oak" rendered in ink on trace. Front view is shown. Side chair has rectangular caned back with serpentine crest and rounded ears; molded rectangular stiles and bottom rail; caned seat; serpentine curved seat rails; cabriole legs with scrolled feet; and double lyre stretcher. Extensive carved and gilded ornamentation includes carved foliage and shells on crest rail, seat rails, and legs. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (11 1/4 x 7 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.041.001

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