"High Chair in Billiard Room"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308479

Description

Design drawing titled "HIgh Chair in Billiard Room" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Tall arm chair has rectangular upholstered back with large metal tacks on side and front vertical edges; turned round finials; fully upholstered seat with single row of large metal tacks along lower edge; shaped arms with scrolled handholds; carved angled arm supports; square stiles extending into rear legs; square front legs; rectangular rear stretcher; side stretchers with curved lower edge; and large front stretcher with carved center medallion. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
tall chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (8 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

CC010.001.006.110.003

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