"Desk Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Desk Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has rectangular crest rail with applied brass palmettes and scrolls; rectangular gilded caned back; narrow straight lower back rail; rectangular stiles with scrolled ends at top flowing into curved arms; continuous arm supports with carved and fluted cylinder turnings; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along lower edge; straight seat rails; columnar front corner blocks with Ionic scrolls and palmettes; rear tapered square legs extending from stiles; and tapered round columnar front legs with cuffed cylindrical feet. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
caning
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (9 3/8 x 7 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.083.005

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