"Desk Chair of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Desk Chair of Mahogany" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Swivel arm chair has high rectangular back; deep rectangular crest rail with flared rolled top; shaped arms with scrolled handholds and curved arm supports; upholstered back and sides; rounded upholstered seat; single row of metal tacks along all upholstered edges; narrow straight seat rail; pillar with swivel mechanism atop four low curved legs with brass caps and casters; and large foliate-carved scrolls at top of legs. Design notes and "Alex Brown Co. / Mr. Brown's Office / Det Feb. 16 - 1901 / J. P. H." are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (9 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.074.002

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

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