Neoclassical-style Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has rectangular back which flares backward at top; rectangular upholstered panel on back; straight lower back rail; curvilinear stiles with round ends flowing into arms, side rails and rear raked legs; curved arms continuing into large C-shaped scrolled arm supports; upholstered seat; single row of metal tacks along edges of upholstery; straight seat rails with curved front corners; and tapered round front legs with ring turnings and turned ovoid feet. "Exchange Nat. Bank / 48166," "7544" and "Allbright / Galllery / Northern Trust / No 46608" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 5/8 x 5 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.080.004

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

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Arm Chair #7544, Arm Chair #696 and Arm Chair #1268