"Light Chair Maple - Painted Decoration"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307904

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Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair Maple - Painted Decoration" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Side chair has crest rail with center rectangular tablet and molded concave ends; molded straight stiles; rectangular splat with Prince of Wales feather motif atop a tapered plinth and framed by caning and a vertical molded rib on each side; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; narrow molded seat rail with front corner blocks; raked rear legs; and molded tapered square front legs with cuffed feet. Title and "14110" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 5/8 x 3 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.048.003

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

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