"Memorial Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Memorial Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style arm chair has caned back; carved stepped and arched crest rail; conforming bottom rail; molded straight stiles; loose seat cushion; straight seat rails; curved molded arms with scrolled handholds; arm supports extending into front legs with ovoid, trumpet and rectangular block turnings and paw feet; raked rear legs with cylinder and rectangular block turnings; turned rear and side stretchers; and ornately carved and scrolled front stretcher. Title and "Melrsoe Public Library" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
William and Mary
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 1/4 x 5 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.041.004

Places

Melrose (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

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