"Chair "A""

Description

Design drawing titled "Chair "A"" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style arm chair has carved crest rail with scroll and owl's-eye motifs; stiles with block and cylinder turnings and ovoid finials; rectangular caned back; lower seat rail with curved lower edge; shaped arms with rounded ends; turned arm supports; rush seat; tapered rectangular rear legs; front legs with ovoid, ring, vasiform and block turnings; bun feet; turned H-stretcher and additional side stretchers; and side front stretcher with carved volutes and curved edges. Title and design notes 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 (8 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.066.004

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