Seating Furniture with Multiple Images

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-313799

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Description

This file consists of four pages containing 37 sketches rendered in pencil. Drawings depict seating furniture manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, or their successor Irving and Casson - A H. Davenport Co. Drawings have been glued to cover entire surface of pages. Some of the sketches are quite small; some are also in fragile condition. Types of furnishings shown include arm chairs, side chairs, sofas, swivel chairs, settees, chair-back settees; chaise longues, high chairs, and benches. Digital images of the pages are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
side chairs
swivel chairs
settees
chair-back settees
chaises longues
benches (furniture)
highchairs (children's chairs)
sketches

Physical Description

1 folder containing 4 pages and 37 drawings

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1995

Reference Code

CC011.004.005

Record Details

Originator

Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries)

Material Type

sketches

Description Level

File