"Chair for Hall"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chair for Hall" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style arm chair has tall rectangular back; carved scrolled crest rail and lower back rail enclosing three turned spindles and two large scrolled and foliate-carved stiles; turned spiral twist outer stiles with turned finials above rectangular blocks; curved molded arms with scrolled handholds and continuous scrolled arm supports; loose upholstered cushion atop caned seat; rear legs with block and ovoid turnings and flared feet; front legs with ovoid turnings and large Flemish legs below; turned H-stretcher and rear stretcher; and large front stretcher with carved foliate scrolls. Title, design notes, "13936" and "Made in mahogany / for I. J. Hauck / Nov 27, 1911" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
caning
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 5/8 x 7 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.106.003

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