"High Back Chair of Dark . . ."

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308417

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style side chair has carved crest rail with double scrolls; conforming lower back rail; stiles with vasiform, cylinder, ring and ovoid turnings and rectangular blocks at rails; acorn finials; shaped splat with rectangular caned inset; rush seat; block and cylinder turned rear legs; vasiform and ring turned front legs with blocks at seat, stretchers and block feet; rectangular rear stretcher; turned side stretchers; and carved scrolled front stretcher. TItle and design notes are handwritten on drawing; however, part of title is cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
William and Mary
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.102.003

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