"Desk Chair of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308354

Description

Design drawing titled "Desk Chair of Mahogany" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has tall fully upholstered rectangular back; fully upholstered rectangular seat; single row of metal tacks along upholstered edges; upholstered shaped arms with scrolled handholds; curved arm supports with foliate carving at base; raked cabriole rear legs; cabriole front legs with ornately carved knees and scrolled feet with acanthus leaves and other foliage. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (8 x 6 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.090.004

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