"Arm Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style arm chair has crest rail with carved scrolls and foliage; stiles with vasiform, ring and block turnings; oval caned back; carved scrolled lower rail; upholstered slip seat; turned cylindrical rear legs with scrolled block feet; cabriole front legs with scrolled block feet; X-stretcher with carved scrolled ends; and carved scrolled front stretcher. Extensive carved ornamentation on all surfaces. Title and "Det. #11669" 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 (7 5/8 x 6 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.069.002

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