"Light Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has straight crest rail; rectangular caned back; and narrow lower seat rail; tapered square stiles with carved finials; shaped arms flowing from top of stiles; arm supports with fluted vasiform, columnar and ring turnings; rounded leather upholstered seat; single row of metal tacks along lower edge of upholstery; narrow straight seat rail; tapered square rear legs; reeded tapered round legs with ring turnings at top and bottom; and tapered cylindrical feet. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
caning
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (5 1/8 x 4 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.073.006

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