Neoclassical-style Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has backward-flaring deep rectangular crest rail; decoration on crest rail including center round medallion; lower back rail composed of twist-turned cylinder with ring turnings at ends; curvilinear molded stiles with round ends at top and flowing into curved arms; arm supports with vasiform and ring turnings; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along lower edge; narrow molded straight seat rails; raked square rear legs; and tapered round front legs with ring turnings and ovoid feet. "12122" is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 3/8 x 5 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.080.005

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