"Light Chair"

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Side chair has tall rectangular caned back; crest rail with carved concave top edge; straight lower rails; tall straight stiles; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; square legs; and turned H-stretcher. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off. Also missing in part is an A. H. Davenport Co. stamp. The entire stamp seen on other drawings indicates that Francis Henry Bacon is the designer.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (2 5/8 x 2 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.045.014

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Probably 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