Easy Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Easy chair has semicircular form; high curved molded crest rail continuing into straight arms with scrolled handholds; shaped molded arm supports with carved acanthus leaves on front and side faces of corner blocks at base; leather upholstered back, arm pads, sides and serpentine-front seat; single row of metal tacks along upholstered outer edges; front seat rail with reed-and-tie molding; raked tapered square rear legs; reeded tapered round legs with foliate carving at base; and casters.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
easy chairs
circular easy chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (8 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.081.003

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