"Desk Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Desk Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has semicircular form with caned back and sides; continuous crest rail and arms; freestanding reeded vasiform arm supports; rectangular stiles; leather upholstered seat with curved front; single row of metal tacks on front upholstery edge; plain seat rails; raked tapered square rear legs; and reeded tapered round legs in front with brass caps and casters. Title, design notes and "696" are handwritten on drawing; however, title is partially cut off. CC010.001.006.070.006, CC010.001.006.078.005, and CC010.001.006.078.006 are related designs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.078.002

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

Related Items

"Desk Chair"
"Revolving Chair"
Arm Chair #7544, Arm Chair #696 and Arm Chair #1268