"Light Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style side chair has caned back; arched crest rail with carved scrolls; lower rail with curved lower edge; straight molded sides framing rectangular caned back; stiles with ball finials and rectangular block and rope twist turnings; rush seat; raked rectangular legs; front legs with ovoid and rectangular block turnings and small ball feet; rectangular rear and side stretchers; and turned front stretcher. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
William and Mary
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (3 7/8 x 2 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.043.011

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