"Bergere"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bergere" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chair has tall curved back; shaped wings; gently arched crest rail with carved foliate motifs at center continuing along wings and into arms; arms with carved acanthus leaves and scrolled handholds; curved molded arm supports; seat rails with serpentine lower edges ancd carved decoration including volutes and foliage; cabriole legs with carved bellflowers and foliage; and scrolled toe and peg feet. Fully upholstered back, sides, arms, seat and loose seat cushion; arms also have upholstered pads. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 1/4 x 6 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.050.004

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