Neoclassical-style Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has deep rectangular crest rail which flares blackward; lower back rail composed of three thin rectangular slats joined in three places; curvilinear stiles with round ends flowing into arms, side rails and rear legs; curved arms continuing into large C-shaped scrolled arm supports; leather upholstered seat; straight seat rails and saber legs. "University Club / N. Y." is handwritten on a drawing. Fragments of a handwritten title are also present ("Hote / Dining Room") but remainder has been cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
Neoclassical
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

CC010.001.006.080.003

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

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