"Arm Chair of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308001

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style arm chair has serpentine crest rail with rounded ears; pierced vasiform splat; shaped stiles; flat shaped arms with curved handholds; continuous curved arm supports; upholstered slip seat; straight seat rails; square legs, raked in back; and an H-stretcher. TItle, design notes, "For Mr. Bustin / Stock 28064 / Order 26202" and "11547" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
Chippendale
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 7/8 x 5 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.055.004

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