"Easy Chair in Reading Room"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308060

Description

Design drawing titled "Easy Chair in Reading Room" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Easy chair has slanted fully upholstered rectangular back; square stiles below back continuing into square rear legs; curved arms continuing into square front legs; rectangular upholstered seat; single row of metal tacks along upholstered edges; straight seat rails; and brass caps with casters on all legs. Title and "226" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
easy chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.061.002

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

Related Items

Arm Chair #874, Arm Chair #559, and Arm Chair #226