Chippendale-style Corner Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style corner chair has upper section with shaped crest rail and carved center shell, shaped stiles with carved volutes at top; and pierced vasiform splat; semicirular flat arm with rounded ends and shaped center to support upper section; two pierced vasiform splats; three tapered round arm supports with ring turnings; upholstered slip seat; deep seat rail with rectangular blocks beneath arm supports; raked tapered square rear leg; three cabriole legs with ball-and claw feet; carved shell on knee of middle cabriole leg; and turned X-stretcher. "C. C. Walker" is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
corner chairs
Chippendale
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.054.003

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