"Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style klismos arm chair has deep rectangular crest rail which curves back; pierced splat composed of carved scrolls and rosettes; lower back rail with two thin slats joined by small hourglass shapes; curvilinear stiles with scrolled top which flow into arms, seat rails and legs; arms terminating in large scrolled arm supports; upholstered seat; straight front seat rail; and saber legs. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
klismoi
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 1/4 x 5 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.056.006

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