Chippendale-style Side Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Chippendale-style chair has curving crest rail with carved scrolling foliage; molded curved stiles; pierced splat with interlaced ovoid and heart-shaped patterns; curved arms with carved knuckles and continuous curved arm supports; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked rear legs; molded square front legs; and front and rear stretchers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
Chippendale
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 x 5 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.046.009

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