Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has tall rectangular back; deep rectangular crest rail with stiles below; solid flared splat with stepped base; shaped arms with scrolled handholds; tapered square arm supports; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; narrow straight seat rails; tapered square legs, raked in rear; and brass shoes with casters on front legs. An alternate desgn for the arm and arm support is shown with the note "This arm for Carnegie Insittute." One design note and ""12632" are also handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.091.002

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

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