William and Mary-style Arm Chair

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1906-11-16

GUSN

GUSN-308366

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Very ornate William and Mary-style arm chair has arched crest rail; conforming lower back rail; rectangular caned back panel with arched top and enclosed by carved stiles; stiles with ring, ovoid, cylinder and block turnings; caned seat with narrow carved seat rails; legs with block, ovoid and ring turnings; bun feet; rear and side stretchers; and large carved front stretcher. Chair features very elaborate and oversized carving with foliate and scroll motifs on all wood surfaces. "E. R. Pierce / Like Job 48698 / Nov. 16 - 1906" is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
William and Mary
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/2 x 5 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.094.001

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