Klismos Side Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style klismos side chair has curved crest rail composed of central narrow reeded cylinder flanked by five turned round balls on each side; lower rail with rectangular center panel between two thin slats; curvilinear stiles with scrolled top and ring turings at level of lower rail which flow into seat rails and legs; upholstered seat; and four saber legs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
klismoi
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 7/8 x 4 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.047.001

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