"Chair of Cherry Cane Seat & Back"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308007

Description

Design drawing titled "Chair of Cherry Cane Seat & Back" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Arm chair has molded crest rail with rounded back and which flows into continuous arms with foliate-carved scrolled handholds; molded curved arm supports; caned curved back and sides; caned seat with straight front and rounded back; molded seat rails with rosette-carved front corner blocks; tapered fluted legs with hourglass turnings above; and cuffed ovoid feet. Title, design notes, "Made for C. Vanderbilt 28120" and "11503" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.056.005

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Other People

Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1873-1942

Description Level

Item