"Copy of An Old Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Copy of An Old Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Arm chair has crest rail composed of two turned rods with top of a large rectangular tablet in the middle; lower rail at bottom of rectangle composed of thin slats in a diamond lozenge pattern; square stiles which flare at top with carved rosettes on ends and extend down into raked rear legs; curved arms flowing from top of stile; turned arm supports; caned seat; narrow seat rails; and turned front legs. Title, design notes, "Brown Collection," "Mar. 22 - 1907 / J. B. W." and "11558" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
Neoclassical
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.043.001

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