"Light Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style side chair has carved crest rail with double scrolls and foliage; stiles with vasiform, ring and ovoid turnings and rectangular blocks at rails; ball finials; rush seat; raked square rear legs; vasiform and ring turned front legs with square blocks at seat and stretchers; ovoid feet in front; rectangular side and rear stretchers; and curved front stretcher. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (4 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.098.005

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