"Desk Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Desk Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has U-shaped horizontal arm rail with rounded ends and rectangular crest rail above with rolled top edge; splat with scrolled concave sides and carved swags and garlands with bowknot and ribbons; columnar armed supports with foliate carving at base and ring turning at top; upholstered rounded seat with upholstery over the front seat rail and single row of metal tacks along front lower edge; straight side and back seat rails with rectangular carved front corner blocks; tapered square rear legs; and reeded tapered round legs with cuffed cylindrical feet in front. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (4 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.083.003

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