"Louis XVI Arm Chair "C""

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307918

Description

Design drawing titled "Louis XVI Arm Chair "C""rendered in ink on trace. Front and side views are shown. Chair has slanted curved back; deep shaped wings; gently sloping crest rail continuing along wings and into arms with ornate carving including foliate ornament at top center; arm supports with fluted columns, carved acanthus leaves, fluted blocks and carved finials at top; straight seat rails with molded top edges and carved bottom edges; fluted tapered round legs with carved tops in front and plai in rear; and cuffed feet. Upholstered back, arms, arm pads, and seat. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
easy chairs
Louis XVI
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.050.001

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