"Easy Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Easy Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Easy chair has shaped arched crest rail with carved scrolls and rocaille ornament at center; continuous shaped arms which curve downwards; cyma-curve arm supports with foliate scolls at top; upholstered back, sides, arm pads, and seat; curved seat rails with carved scrolls and rocaille ornament at center; raked rear legs; and carved cabriole legs with scrolled toe and peg feet in front. Title and "128" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
Rococo Revival
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (4 7/8 x 4 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.058.002

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