Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has tall fully upholstered rectangular back with metal tacks outlining side edges; shaped arms with upholstered pads and scrolled handholds; curved arm supports; fully upholstered seat with two rows of metal tacks outlining seat rails; raked tapered square rear legs with casters; and tapered square front legs with brass caps and casters. Handwritten on drawing are "667" and the foloowing note: "This recommended by / Mr. Coolidge & ordered at / factory by F. H. B. / [?] Public Library." F. H. B. refers to Francis Henry Bacon, designer at A. H. Davenport Co.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.087.002

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Bacon, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1856-1940

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Other People

Bacon, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1856-1940

Description Level

Item