"Painted Grey Chair of Cherry"

Description

Design drawing titled "Painted Grey Chair of Cherry" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Arm chair has large rectangular back with straight crest rail and stiles carved with bellflowers and a geometric molding; carved foliate ornament atop crest rail; curved arms with scrolled handholds; curved arm supports with scrolled base and carved acanthus leaves; upholstered back, arm pads, sides and seat with single row of metal tacks along all edges; straight seat rails with composition interlaced spiral molding and corner blocks with quatrefoils; fluted tapered round legs with carved acanthus leaves at top; and brass shoes with casters. Title, design notes, "Made for J. Hampden Robb / N. Y. Order 19588" and "11374 / J. B. W." are handwritten on draweing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 3/4 x 9 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.057.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Other People

Robb, James Hampden

Description Level

Item