Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has rectangular fully upholstered back; acanthus leaf-carved stiles below back; curved arms with scrolled handholds flowing into curved arm supports; foliate carving on arms, handholds and arm supports; upholstered seat with serpentine front; seat rails with serpentine lower edges and carved decoration including scrolling foliage on sides and crosshatching with central shell ornament in front; cabriole legs with scrolled toe and peg feet; and carved decoration on front legs including crosshatching and shells. "3323" is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.053.004

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