"Odd Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Odd Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Renaissance Revival-style side chair is very low and has back composed of only two wide stiles and crest rail. Chair has crest rail with rounded arch top, scrolled lower edge and a lion's head in the center surrounded by small geometric patterns; wide rectangular stiles with carved surface and curved bracket finials; fully upholstered seat with ruffle along lower edge; wide rectangular rear legs; round columnar front legs with rings turnings at top and base atop a large rectangular block; and a box stretcher. TItle is handwrittten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Renaissance Revival
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (5 5/8 x 4 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.099.003

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