"Small Arm Chair for Writing Table"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308348

Description

Design drawing titled "Small Arm Chair for Writing Table" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has slanted rectangular crest rail with garland and swag decoration; horizontal splat with three pierced rods; curved stiles; shaped arms flowing from stiles with continuous curved arm supports; upholstered seat with fabric ruffle along bottom edge; raked square rear legs; reeded tapered round front legs with cuffed cylindrical feet; two thin rod stretchers on each side; and three thin arched rod stretchers in front. Title, "not wanted" and "30" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.089.004

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