William and Mary-style Arm Chair

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308379

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style arm chair has caned back; molded stepped arch crest rail with flared ears; conforming lower back rail; shaped stiles; curved arms with large scrolled handholds; caned seat with molded seat rails; raked turned rear legs; arm supports extending into front legs with carved turmpet, ovoid and block turnings; Spanish front feet; turned rear and H-stretchers; and large ornately carved front stretcher with foliate scroll motifs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 x 5 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.096.003

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