"Director's Chair"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308328

Description

Design drawing titled "Director's Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has rectangular upholstered back with two rows of metal tacks outlining edges; shaped stiles beneath back; shaped arms with scrolled handholds and curved arm supports; fully upholstered rectangular seat with two rows of metal tacks along rails; and tapered square legs, raked in rear, with casters. Title, design notes, "9535," "667?" and "Nat. Bank of Republic" are handwritten on drawing; however, portion of title has been cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.086.001

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