"Arm Chair "A""

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair "A" of Mahogany" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has deep rectangular crest rail which flares back; caned rectangular back panel; straight lower back rail; shaped stiles; shaped arms which flow from top of stiles into continuous arm supports; rectangular blocks beneath arm supports; leather upholstered seat wth single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight seat rails; raked rear legs; and tapered square front legs with cuffed feet in front. Title, design notes and "1430" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.056.004

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