William and Mary-style Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308372

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style side chair has arched crest rail; conforming lower back rail; rectangular caned back panel enclosed by carved sides; stiles with ovoid, vasiform and ring turnings; large acorn finials; rush seat; 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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 1/4 x 4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.095.003

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