"Corner Chair of Dark Oak"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1903-05-15

GUSN

GUSN-308443

Description

Design drawing titled "Corner Chair of Dark Oak" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style corner chair has tall rectangular back with recessed panel; arched crest rail with carved scrolls and foliage at center; cabriole stiles with scrolled ends and carved acanthus leaves at top; carved scrolls under lower back rail; flat curved arms with rounded ends; round columnar arm supports with ring turnings; trapezoidal upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along lower edge; narrow molded seat rails; four rectangular legs; H-stretcher from back to front with rectangular back and middle sections; and carved front section of stretcher with central medallion enclosing floral motif and flanking flared supports. Title, "Det. "6210" and "in Billiard Room / W. B. Schiller 15 May - 1903 / 43303" are handwritten on drawing.






large carved scrolled front stretcher similar to crest rail. Design notes and "Hofer" ae handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
corner chairs
armchairs
William and Mary
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (11 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.106.001

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