"Large Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Large Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Elizabethan Revival-style chair has ornately carved crest rail with two large scrolls flanking an oval cartouche with "W" and "1887" carved within it; triangular pediment above cartouche; square paneled back; flat rectangular stiles carved with foliate motifs and faces; shaped arms with scrolled handholds; turned arm supports; plank seat; straight side seat rails; front seat with carved scroll motifs; square rear legs; front legs with block, ring and vasiform turnings; box stretcher; and ovoid feet. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
Elizabethan Revival
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 1/2 x 4 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.067.002

Date Notes

Date is based on carved date shown in chair's crest rail.

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