Gothic Revival-style Side Chair

Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Gothic Revival
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.044.008

Record Details

Originator

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
sketches

Other People

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

Description Level

Item