"President's Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "President's Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has tall rectangular back with arched crest and concave lower edge; flat carved sheaf of wheat tied with ribbon on arch; rectangular upholstered area below arch with diamond pattern at top made with metal tacks; square stiles with carved detail at top and rounded finials; flat shaped arms; tapered square arm supports; fully upholstered D-shaped seat; single row of metal tacks outlining upholstered edges on back and seat; and tapered square legs, raked in rear. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (8 1/8 x 5 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.088.003

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