"Chair "B"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chair B" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has oval back with molded rim; carved bellflower and scroll decoration on rim; splat with five pierced ribs joined by rectangular tablet and flaring at both ends, carved bellflower and bead swags, and bellflowers on tablet and middle rib; shaped short stiles; curved flat arms with continuous curved arm supports; seat with serpentine front, over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked tapered square legs in rear; tapered square front legs with spade feet; and an H-stretcher. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.055.001

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