"Louis XV Arm Chair of Oak and Gold"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307924

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Description

Design drawing titled "Louis XV Arm Chair of Oak and Goldr" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Easy chair has rounded back; curved crest which flows into continuous arms; curved arm supports with carved scrolled handholds and acanthus leaves leaves at base; serpentine seat front; molded seat rail with serpentine lower edge and carved foliage at front; cabriole legs with scrolled toe and peg feet; and carved foliage on front legs. Chair is fully upholstered except arm supports, seat rails and legs. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 7/8 x 5 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.051.002

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