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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.
chairs (furniture forms)
1 design drawing in ink (9 3/8 x 7 inches)
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)