Swivel Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Swivel arm chair has curved back; deep molded crest rail continuing into arms with scrolled handholds; curved molded arm supports with carved acanthus leaves; caned back; rounded caned seat with serpentine front; molded straight seat rails; and pillar with swivel mechanism atop four curved legs with casters. Design notes, "Merchants Laclede Nat. Bank / 47726" and "3691" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
swivel chairs
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.072.002

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