"Easy Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Easy Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has straight crest rail with inlaid decoration including as garlands flanking an oval with kylix; rectangular upholstered back; curving rectangular stiles; straight arms with rounded ends flowing from stiles; vasiform-turned arm supports with acanthus leaf carving; C-shaped ends on upholstered sides; upholstered seat; straight seat rails with inlaid rectangular front corner blocks; raked square rear legs; tapered square rear legs; and casters on all legs. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
easy chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.067.003

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