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Design drawing titled "Chair of Black Oak" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Renaissance Revival-style arm chair has tall fully upholstered rectangular back; large rocaille carved and gilded finials; fully upholstered rectangular seat; two rows of metal tacks along outer upholstered edges; square stiles below back extending into raked rear legs; shaped curved arms with large scrolled handholds; arm supports with foliate carved turnings and square blocks; front legs with ball, ring, and block turnings and flattened disc feet; rectangular rear stretcher; turned H-stretcher; and large front stretcher with carved scrolled elements flanking a center cartouche. Title and one note regarding gilding are handwritten on drawing.
chairs (furniture forms)
1 design drawing in ink (9 5/8 x 6 inches)
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)