Easy Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rococo Revival-style easy chair has upholstered back with serpentine crest rail and large carved rocaille ornament at center; upholstered flaring wings and molded shaped stiles flowing into continuous arms; carved scrolls and upholstered pads on arms; curved arm supports; upholstered seat with serpentine front and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; shaped seat rails and cabriole legs with carved foliate decoration; and scrolled toe and peg feet. "Mr. Proctor / 47174" and "3489" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
easy chairs
Rococo Revival
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/8 x 6 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.061.004

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