Easy Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Easy chair has square back; deep straight crest rail with carved or inlaid kylix in center tablet; vasiform turned arm supports with carved acanthus leaves at base and rectangular blocks with carved or inlaid ornamentation; straight seat rails; raked tapered square rear legs; tapered reeded round columnar front legs with carved caps; and brass shoes with casters. Back, arms and seat are upholstered with single row of metal tacks along edges. Title, design notes, "F. B. White / 47213" and "580" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
easy chairs
square easy chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.049.005

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