Easy Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Easy chair has curved molded crest rail with carved scrolls and foliate morifs; curved back flowing into continuous arms; scrolled handholds and continuous molded arm supports; serpentine curved seat rails with carved foliage and bellflowers in front; cabriole legs with carved bellflowers on knees; and scroll toe and peg feet. Back, arms and seat are upholstered with tufting on inside of back and loose seat cushion; arm also have upholstered pads. ""B" / one like this - " is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
easy chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 x 5 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.049.003

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