Swivel Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Swivel arm chair has curved back; molded rounded crest rail and continuous shaped arms with carved scrolled handholds; shaped curved arm supports with foliate carving at base; upholstered back, sides, arm pads, and seat with serpentine front; single row of metal tacks along upholstered edges; molded straight seat rails; pillar with swivel mechanism atop four low curved legs with brass caps and casters; and carved scrolls at top of legs. "Mrs. C. B. Alexander / 46949" and "372 / 1208" are handwritten on drawing. .

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 3/8 x 5 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.074.003

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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