"Arm Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has caned back with arched crest rail with carved ornament at center and straight lower rail; straight stiles with carved blocks at top corners; curved arm with continuous curved arm supports; 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 side chair is CC010.001.006.044.002.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.044.003

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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