Arm Chair

Description

Design drawing titled "Wing Arm Chair" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style easy chair has molded straight crest rail with gilded carved bowknot ornament at top; wings with straight tops and stiles continuing into straight arms with gilded acanthus-carved handholds; curved arm supports with cuffs at top and gilded carved acanthus leaves at base; upholstered back, wings, arm pads and sides; straight seat rails with front corner blocks carved with rosettes; raked tapered square rear legs; and tapered round front legs with spiral twist carving and ovoid feet. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil and gold pencil (9 x 7 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.068.004

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