"XVI Chair All Gold"

Description

Design drawing titled "XVI Chair All Gold" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has tall rectangular back, high straight wings continuing into straight arms; molded crest rail continuing along wings and into arms with scrolled handholds; curved arms supports; upholstered back, wings, sides, arm pads and loose seat cushion; straight narrow seat rails with rectangular front corner blocks; tapered square rear legs; tapered round front legs with fluted section; and cuffed cylindrical feet. Carved decoration includes: carved ornament on crest rail; acanthus leaves on arms, arm supports and legs; quatrefoils on corner blocks; and egg-and-dart molding on front seat rail. Title and "3324" are handwritten in drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
Louis XVI
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.092.002

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