"High Back Easy Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "High Back Easy Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Upholstered easy chair has back with high arched crest; rounded wings which sharply narrow at bottom; rolled arms; single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight seat rail with carved quatrefoils on front corner blocks; legs with ball and block turnings; faceted turned feet and carved decoration including quatrefoils on front legs; and H-stretcher with turned sides and carved middle stretcher with scrolls and oval cartouche. Title is handwritten on drawing; however, title is partially cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
easy chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 3/8 x 6 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.062.003

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