Easy Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Easy chair has serpentine crest rail with carved shell and foliage ornament at center and carved foliage at ends; high flaring arms with curved arm supports ending in foliate-carved scrolls at top and rectangular blocks with carved acanthus leaves at bottom; molded straight seat rail with large scrolled foliate motif at center; raked rear legs; tapered square front legs with carved bellflowers and block feet; and upholstered back, arms and seat. "767 ?" is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
easy chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (5 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.049.002

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

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