Side Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has rectangular molded crest which rolls back at top with scrolled ends; lower rail with two narrow slats joined in middle by rosette-carved rectangular plaque and two foliate motifs; molded curvilinear stiles flowing into raked rear legs; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; narrow molded seat rails with rounded front corner blocks carved with rosettes; tapered round reeded front legs; and tapered cylindrical feet wth cuffs. "763" is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.042.001

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