"Arm Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has deep crest rail with carved palmettes and scrolls; deeply padded rectangular upholstered back; straight lower back rail; straight stiles with scrolled tops; curved arms flowing from top of stiles into arm supports; arm supports with turned trumpet-shaped section followed by fluted hourglass; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight molded seat rails; tall rounded corner blocks in front, each with scrolled top and oval cartouche enclosing a palmette; raked rear legs; tapered round legs with ring turnings at top and bottom; and cuffed tapered cylindrical front feet. Title and "2721" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (9 3/8 x 6 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.052.005

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