"Rocker of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308487

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Side view is shown; detail of back and seat are also shown. Bannister-back rocking arm chair has serpentine crest rail with carved scrolls at center; columnar stiles with round finials atop rectangular blocks; trapezoidal seat with straight seat rails; curved arms; columnar arm supports with ring and ovoid turnings extending into front legs; turned rear legs; and simple rockers. Title, "For Mr. Louis Cabot" and "11545" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
rocking chairs
banister-back chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 x 6 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.112.001

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