Neoclassical-style Side Chair

Description

Untitled design drawiing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has slanted back; rectangular crest rail with inlay decoration; narrower lower rail; pierced splat consisting of two vertical slats flanking several interlaced ribs in a Gothic tracery pattern with an central oval cartouche having a carved or inlaid rosette; square stiles; rush seat; straight seat rails; raked rear legs; tapered round reeded front legs with turned tops; and tapered ovoid feet. "3755" is handwritten on drawing. Related design is CC010.001.006.043.005.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.043.008

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

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