"Chair "F" of Oak"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1901-04-04

GUSN

GUSN-308212

Description

Design drawing titled "Chair "F" of Oak" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has deep rectangular crest rail with rolled top edge; curvilinear stiles under crest which flow into arms, side seat rails and legs; narrower lower back rail; arms with rolled handholds; continuous arm supports; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along front edge; molded front seat rail; raked tapered square rear legs; and reeded tapered round front legs with cuffs and cylindrical feet. Title, design notes, and "Boston Medical Library / April 4 - 1901 J. P. H." are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (8 3/8 x 6 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.076.001

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