William and Mary-style Arm Chair

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308138

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style arm chair has rmolded crest rail with concave ends and flaring ears; molded straight stiles; caned back, and molded curved lower back rail; shaped arms with scrolled handholds; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; turned stiles and raked rear legs with block and cylinder turnings; arm supports and front legs with carved trumpet, ovoid and block turnings; carved paw feet; turned rear and H-stretchers; and molded arched front stretcher with scrolled ends. Note regarding side chair and "12561" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
caning
William and Mary
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.068.005

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

Related Items

Arm Chair #139 and Arm Chair #12561