"Ben Franklin Chair"

Description

Design drawing title "Ben Franklin Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Arm chair has tall fully upholstered rectangular back with serpentine crest; fully upholstered rectangular sea with single row of metal tacks along lower edge; straight upholstered arms; curved arm supports; tapered square legs with casters; and stretchers in front and rear. Title, "Amer. Sec. & Trust Co. / 47204" and "559" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 x 4 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.089.005

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

Related Items

Arm Chair #874, Arm Chair #559, and Arm Chair #226