"Double Seat"

Description

Design drawing titled "Double Seat" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. S-shaped seat allowing two persons to sit facing each other has arched crest flowing into continuous rolled arms; molded arm supports with carved rosettes at top and carved blocks at bottom; molded straight seat rails with rectangular end blocks carved with diamond pattern; and reeded tapered round legs with carved tops and brass shoes with casters. Fully upholstered except for arm supports, seat rails and legs. Title is handwritten on drawing but is cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
canapés à confident
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (4 x 6 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.050.003

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