"President's Chair"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308329

Description

Design drawing titled "President's Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has upholstered rectangular back with arched crest and two rows of metal tacks outlining edges; tacks also creating oval and scroll patterns on arch; 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" and "Bank of Republic" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 7/8 x 5 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.086.002

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