"Large Desk Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Large Desk Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Swivel arm chair has fully upholstered high back with arched crest; shaped arms with scrolled handholds and continuous curved arm supports; upholstered arm supports and sides; fully upholstered rounded seat; single row of metal tacks along all upholstered edges; pillar with swivel mechanism atop four low curved legs with brass caps and casters; and large foliate-carved scrolls at top of legs. Title, "J. O. Wardwell / Det. Jan. 20 - 1904" and the notation "Leave Off" (next to carved scrolls on legs) 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 (9 1/2 x 6 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.074.004

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