Gothic Revival-style Side Chair


Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Gothic Revival-style side chair has crest rail with carved scrolls and other motifs surrounding a central cherub face; pierced splat composed of four ribs forming two tiers of Gothic arches; round stiles with turned ovoid finials; upholstered seat; narrow straight seat rails, tapered round legs with spiral twist turnings; two stretchers on each side and rear; and single front stretcher with five short turned ribs between seat and stretcher. Very faintly visible on lower left corner is an A. H. Davenport Co. company stamp that indicated that Francis Henry Bacon is the designer of the piece.


Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Gothic Revival
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (5 x 3 1/2 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


Reference Code


Record Details


A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Bacon, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1856-1940 (Designer)

Material Type

design drawings

Other People

Bacon, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1856-1940

Description Level