"The Kendrick Reception Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "The Kendrick Reception Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has rectangular crest with concave top; splat composed of seven vertical turned rods joined at center by small square plaques; narrow lower rail; straight columnar stiles with ball finials; straight seat rails; tapered legs with slightly raked rear legs; stretchers on all sides and the top stretcher being higher; and rectangular plaque above center of front stretcher. Inlaid, painted or carved decoration includes swags on crest rail and quatrefoils on splat and above front stretcher. Title, design notes, "11391 detail" and "Copied from old detail R. W. J. / J. B W. Dec. 22 - 1906" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.042.002

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