"Chair of Black Oak"

Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
Renaissance Revival
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (9 5/8 x 6 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.097.002

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