Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has straight crest rail with flattened arch in middle; carved decoration at middle of crest rail; molded straight stiles and lower rail; fluted stiles below upholstered back; curved molded arms flowing from top of stiles with scrolled handholds; fluted tapered columnar arm supports with carved acanthus leaves at base and fluted blocks below; upholstered seat with slightly bowed front; straight seat rails with carved moldings and rosette-carved corner blocks in front; and fluted tapered round legs with cylindrical feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.052.003

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