Rococo Revival-style Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rococo Revival-style arm chair has rectangular upholstered back with row of large metal tacks along perimeter; elaborately carved pierced crest rail with foliate scrolls; diamond lattice and shells; straight molded stiles with scrolled ears; straight lower back rail; straight arms with carved scroll handholds and deep upholstered arm pads with metal tack trim; curved arm supports with acanthus leaf carving; deeply padded upholstered seat with metal tack trim; shaped seat rails with elaborate carving as in crest rail; cabriole legs with foliate carving and scrolled feet; and double-lyre stretchers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
Rococo Revival
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (12 1/2 x 8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.054.001

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