"Modern French Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Modern French Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; top plan of seat is also provided. Armchair has caned back with curved crest rail, sides and lower rail; scrolling foliate carving on crest and lower rails; shaped arms with curved handholds; curved arm supports with carved acanthus leaves; caned seat with serpentine front; shaped seat rails with carved scrolling foliage and shells in front; and carved cabriole legs with scrolled toe and peg feet. Title, design notes, and "11546" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 3/8 x 5 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.057.003

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