"Light Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style side chair has curved crest rail with carved scrolling foliage; pierced splat with Gothic tracery patterns and a pierced quatrefoil at bottom; molded stiles; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; and reeded square front legs with carved pierced rackets at front. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Chippendale
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.044.006

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