"Arm Chair Oak"


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.


Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Jacobean Revival
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (9 7/8 x 4 3/8 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


Reference Code


Date Notes

Date based on date carved on chair depicted in drawing.

Record Details


A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level