"Hall Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Hall Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Renaissance Revival-style side chair has hgih arched crest rail with foliate scrolls framing a shield-shaped crest; tall coffered rectangular back panel; lower back rail with carved floral motif and curved lower edge; wide rectangular stiles with carved spiral pattern; flat trapezoidal seat with molded edge; four square legs; rectangular side stretchers; and large carved front stretcher with strapwork design flanking a central oval medallion. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.099.004

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