"Carved Arm Chair of Dark Oak"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308129

Description

Design drawing titled "Carved Arm Chair of Dark Oak" rendered in ink on trace. Front view is shown. Arm chair has tall back with notched arched crest; curved wings; upholstered back and wings with fringe trim at base of back; carved arms with oversized scrolled paw handholds; turned arm supports with fluting and carved acanthus leaves; deep upholstered seat with fringe trim at base and single row of metal tacks outlining bottom edge and rectangular corner blocks; elaborately carved seat rail; square rear legs; cabriole front legs with gilded foliate and scroll carving; bun feet; X-stretcher with carved scrolls and urn ornament at center. Title and one design note are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (10 x 6 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.067.001

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