"Arm Chair "D""

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair "D"" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rococo Revival-style arm chair has serpentine crest rail; upholstered back, seat and high arms which flare outward; curved arm support flowing into serpentine front seat rail and cabriole front legs with scrolled toe and peg feet; and raked square rear legs. Chair has extensive carved decoration over all surfaces including scrolls, foliage, shells and bellflowers. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
easy chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (5 1/2 x 6 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.063.004

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