"Dining Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Dining Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style side chair has tall upholstered rectangular back with high arched crest, shaped lower edge, and large metal tacks along sides and crest; ball and steeple finials atop flattened vase turnings; upholstered rectangular seat with large metal tacks along rails; turned stiles below back and legs with vasiform, ring and block turnings; Spanish front feet; turned side and rear stretchers; and large ornately carved front stretcher with center shells flanked by foliate scrolls. Chair back has all-over decoration inluding foliate scrolls, cherubs and bird. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (14 x 8 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.098.003

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