Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Arm chair with tall slanted rectangular back has elaborately carved crest rail with borken scroll pediment and foliate scrolls flanking an oval cartouche containing the initial "C;" paneled back; flat rectangular stiles with carved motifs; straight flat arms with acanthus-carved vasiform arm supports; flat plank seat; straight seat rails with carved rectangular front corner blocks; carved demilunes on front seat rail; straight square rear legs; and turned front legs with carved rectangular blocks above bun feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 1/2 x 8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.094.004

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