"Copy of an Old Italian Chair"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308413

Description

Design drawing titled "Copy of an Old Italian Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Side chair has back splat in form of tall classical urn with wide lip, tall narrow neck, and fluted bulbous body on a stepped plinth; Greek key band across widest portion of urn's body; shaped molded stiles flanking urn and forming a rough rectangle with concave sides; flat seat with fluted narrrow seat rails and rosette-carved corner blocks; and tapered square legs with ovoid feet. Title, design notes and "11771" are handwritten on drawing. See CC011.001.001.004.002.011 for a watercolor rendering depicting same design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 x 6 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.101.002

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

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