"Special Easy Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Special Easy Chair" rendered in pencil. Side and partial front views are shown. Easy chair has slanted tall rectangular back with straight crest rail and stiles; upholstered back; straight arms extending from upper stiles with upholstered arm pads and scrolled handholds; freestanding columnar arm supports with ring turnings; upholstered rectangular seat; straight seat rails with rectangular front corner blocks; raked square rear legs; tapered square front legs; and brass shoes with casters on all legs. Title, design notes, "For J. P. Reynolds Jr." and "Det. 15 Nov. 1905 R. B." are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
easy chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 1/2 x 12 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.065.001

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