William and Mary-style Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307894

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. William and Mary-style side chair has rectangular back with molded rails and stiles framing caned panel; crest rail with concave ends; plain stiles beneath lower rail; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and fringe or ruffle at bottom edge; raked rear legs with block turnings; front legs with ring, block, vasiform and ovoid turnings and scrolled feet; turned rear and side stretchers; and high front stretcher with large vasiform turnings. A note about a related arm chair, "Also made for J. M. Lasell" and "13020" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
William and Mary
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.047.003

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