William and Mary-style Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308368

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. William and Mary-style side chair has arched crest rail; conforming lower back rail; oval caned back panel enclosed by carved sides; columnar turned stiles with large acorn finials; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along lower edge; turned rear legs; front legs with ovoid turnings followed by S-shaped double scrolls; turned rear and H-stretchers; and large carved front stretcher. Chair features oversized carving with foliate and scroll motifs on crest and lower back rails, stiles and front stretcher. Some handwritten notes are faintly visible.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.094.003

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