"Light Chair"

Description

Design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Two titles -- "Light Chair" and "Desk Chair" -- are handwritten on drawing; however, it is not clear if both pertain to the chair shown. Perspective view is shown. Side chair has rectangular stiles with ovoid finials; leather back attached to stiles with large metal fasteners; leather upholstered seat with large metal tacks along bottom edge; square legs; rectangular rear stretcher; side stretchers with scalloped bottom edges; and carved front stretcher with scroll motifs. Design notes and "1354" are also handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (4 x 3 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.043.013

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