Neoclassical-style Arm Chair

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307893

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has straight crest rail with concave curved ends; large oval back with inlaid flower in large center oval and caned perimeter; rectangular stiles flowing into rear raked legs and curved arms; cyma-curved arm supports; upholstered seat; narrow molded seat rails; and tapered square front legs with cuffed feet. Note regarding matching settle, "J. J. Albright" and "756" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
Neoclassical
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.047.002

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