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Design drawing titled "Arm Chair Oak" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Jacobean Revival-style side chair has arched crest rail with carved scrolls and foliage framing a face; "1885" carved beneath crest rail; tall narrow back with straight stiles and lower back rail framing a flat panelcarved with a vase and flowers; carved scroll below lower back rail; flat curved arms; round columnar arm supports; flat seat with tapered curved sides and molded edge; straight seat rails; rectangular rear legs; round columnar front legs with ring turnings and rectangular blocks at top and bottom; bun front feet; and H-stretcher with sides of stretcher in front and rear and carved mdiddle section. TItle is handwritten on drawing.
chairs (furniture forms)
1 design drawing in ink (9 7/8 x 4 3/8 inches)
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Date based on date carved on chair depicted in drawing.
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)