"Late XVII Century Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Late XVII Century Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style arm chair has ornately carved crest rail; oval caned back panel within carved frame; conforming carved lower seat rail; stiles with vasiform, ring, and bulb turnings; shaped arms with scrolled handholds; scrolled arm supports; narrow straight seat rails; shaped rear legs with scrolled toes; cabriole legs with scrolled toes; carved X-stretcher; and large carved front stretcher. Carved decoration is very ornate and includes scrolls, quatrefoils and foliate motifs. Title, design notes; "Det. 11714," "J. B. W. / May 29-1907" and "Det. by R. B." are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
William and Mary
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 7/8 x 4 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.064.004

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