"Chair in Billiard Room"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308478

Description

Design drawing titled "Chair in Billiard Room" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Tall arm chair has rectangular leather back with large metal tacks securing back to square stiles; foliate carved finials; fully upholstered seat with single row of large metal tacks along lower edge; shaped arms with handholds in the form of an animal's head; square arm supports and rear stiles extending into legs; rectangular rear stretcher; side stretchers with curved lower edge; and large front stretcher with carved center medallion containing the initial "S" and surrounded by carved scrolls and foliage. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
tall chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 1/2 x 5 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.110.002

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