William and Mary-style Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308432

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style side chair has tall back; carved scrolled crest rail with small shell at center; molded lower rail with gently curved bottom edge; narrow rectangular splat with caned panel having curved ends; turned round columnar stiles with rectangular blocks at rails; ball finials; rush seat; raked cylinder and block rear legs; front legs with vasiform, ring and rectangular block turnings and ball feet; rectangular rear stretcher; turned side stretchers; and large carved scrolled front stretcher similar to crest rail. Design notes and "Hofer" ae handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 5/8 x 3 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.104.002

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