"Arm Chair of Oak"

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair of Oak" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. William and Mary-style arm chair has tall rectangular back with recessed panel; arched crest rail with large carved scrolls; stiles with block, ovoid, ring and vasiform turnings; ball finials; flat caned seat; curved arms; square rear legs; turned arm supports and front legs, ending in Flemish scrolls; and large arched front stretcher with C-shaped scrolls. Title and "3542" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.106.002

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