Neoclassical-style Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has rectangular crest rail with rounded ends and enlarged rectangular center tablet; splat composed of three narrow ribs with large diamond shape at center of middle rib; straight lower back rail; straight stiles with curved arms and continuous curved arm supports flowing from top of stiles; upholstered seat; straight seat rails with shaped ends of lower edge; raked tapered rear legs; and tapered square front legs with cuffed feet. Painted or inlaid decoration on crest rail, splat and seat rail; rails, stiles, and legs are either molded or have painted or inlaid stringing. "1003" is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 1/2 x 5 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.054.004

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