"Hall Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Hall Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective 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; turned stiles with large acorn finials; fully upholstered seat; metal tacks along upholstered edges; turned legs with ovoid feet; turned rear and H-stretchers; and large carved front stretcher. Chair features oversized carving with foliate and scroll motifs on crest and lower seat rails, stiles and front stretcher. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 1/4 x 4 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.095.005

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