Neoclassical-style Side Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Side chair has deep rectangular crest rail with painted basket and foliate swags; lower rail composed of two thin slats joined in middle; pierced splat with Gothic tracery patterns and center rosette in an oval cartouche; square stiles with pyramidal tops; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked rear legs; fluted tapered square legs with spade feet; and front and H-stretchers. "4311" is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (4 1/8 x 2 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.046.003

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