"Light Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Side chair has caned back with arched crest rail and straight lower rail; straight stiles with carved blocks at top corners; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight seat rails with carved corner blocks; raked rectangular rear legs; fluted tapered square front legs with cuffed feet; and an H-stretcher. Title, design notes, and "E. S. Webster / Det. Dec. 19 -1905 K" are handwritten on drawing. Companion arm chair is CC010.001.006.044.003.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (4 3/8 x 3 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.044.002

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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