Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has tall upholstered rectangular back with arched crest; shaped stiles beneath back; fully upholstered rectangular seat; single row of large metal tacks along upholstered edges; curved shaped arms with carved acanthus leaves and large scrolled handholds; curved arm supports; square legs with carved acanthus leaves, rectangular blocks, and casters; and H-stretcher with square sides and carved scrolled middle stretcher. "Trace "C" for synagogue 6/7/60." it is assumed that this tracing done in 1960 is based on an A. H. Davenport Co. design such as CC010.001.006.089.003 made between 1880 and 1914.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.093.001

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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