"Easy Chair"

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Upholstered easy chair has tall back with serpentine crest; curved wings atop outwardly flaring arms; scrolled arm supports; straight seat rail with projecting knees; floral and foliate carving on arm supports and seat rails; elaborate legs with ring and acanthus-carved vasiform turnings and carved blocks; carved feet with casters; and H-stretcher with pierced teardrop shapes on middle stretcher. "Payne Whitney / 46870" and "3370" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
easy chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.066.002

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