Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has rectangular crest rail which rolls at top and is inscribed "R F C to / [?] / 1881;" pierced splat composed of two crisscrossed polo mallets with dangling slings and three polo balls; lower rail composed of two thin dowels; shaped splats extending from underside of crest rail; straight flattened arms with rounded ends; columnar arm supports with ring turnings; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight seat rails with rounded front corners; raked square rear legs; and tapered round front legs with ring turnings at top and ovoid feet. "Dedham Polo Club" and "1217" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
polo clubs (built complexes)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.056.001

Date Notes

Date is based oninscription shown on crest rail.

Places

Dedham (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)

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