Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has rounded crest rail with carved twist molding and shell with foliage motif at center; shaped stiles; and straight lower back rail; upholstered back; shaped arms with scrolled handholds; curved arm supports with carved acanthus leaves at case; fully upholstered seat with curved front; single row of metal tacks outlining edges of upholstery; raked rear legs; and cabriole front legs with carved knees and scrolled feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
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

CC010.001.006.078.003

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