"Director's Chair"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308298

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Side chair has rectangular crest rail with carved scrolls forming a bow-shaped top edge; lower back rail has center scrolled oval enclosing a rosette flanked on each side by three convex swags; curved molded stiles; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along lower edge; straight seat rails; curved front corner blocks with carved quatrefoils; raked tapered square rear legs; and reeded tapered round front legs with ring turnings at top and bottom and cylindrical feet. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off. Companion arm chair is CC010.001.006.082.001.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.082.002

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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