"Chamber Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chamber Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style shield-back side chair has serpentine crest rail; lyre-shaped pierced splat with inlaid oval patera and lunette; shaped stiles; upholstered seat with serpentine front and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight narrow seat rails; raked rear legs; and tapered square front legs with spade feet. Title and "Mr. Ginn ?" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Neoclassical
shield-back chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (4 x 2 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.046.010

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