"Light Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has slanted back; molded rectangular crest rail and narrower lower rail; pierced splat consisting of two vertical slats flanking several interlaced ribs in a Gothic tracery pattern with a central oval cartouche having a carved or inlaid rosette; molded stiles; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked rear legs; tapered round reeded front legs with turned tops; and tapered cylindrical feet. Title, "3755" and dimensions are handwritten on drawing. Related design is CC010.001.006.043.008.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.043.005

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

Related Items

Neoclassica-style Side Chair