Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has horizontal U-shaped arm rail with straight shaped arms and slanted rectangular crest with rounded corners in back; curved arm supports; rectangular caned back panel with narrow lower seat rails and stiles; upholstered D-shaped seat; single row of metal tacks along upholstered edges; narrow straight seat rails; and tapered square legs, raked in rear, with cuffs and casters. A pencil sketch of an alternative seat rail design is also shown. Design notes, "This leg for Fisk & Robinson" and "3590 / 47319 ? 673 / 47320 ?" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.079.004

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