"Light Arm Chair of French Walnut"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1912-10-17

GUSN

GUSN-307742

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Arm Chair of French Walnut" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has caned back; arched molded crest rail with carved bowknot ornament; straight molded stiles and lower rail; curved arms with scrolled handholds flowing from top of stiles; curved molded arm supports; caned seat with molded rim; straight seat rail with rosette-carved corner blocks; raked tapered square rear legs; fluted tapered square front legs; and tapered square feet.Title, design notes and "Mrs. F. L. Higginson / 14254 / Oct. 17, 1912" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 x 4 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.041.003

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