Easy Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chair has tall back and shaped wings; shaped crest rail continuing along wings and into arms and arm supports; seat rails with serpentine lower edges; cabriole legs with scrolled toe and peg feet; and double-lyre stretcher. All visible wood surfaces are ornately carved with various scrolling and foliate motifs. Fully upholstered back, sides, wings arms, seat with single row of metal tacks along edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.050.005

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