Watercolor -- Renaissance Revival-style Seating

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in watercolor and colored pencil. Perspective views of seven pieces of Renaissance Revival-style seating furniture are shown. Pieces include a settle or sofa, a curule chair; two arm chairs, and three side chairs. All pieces except one side chair feature heavy ornate carving and turnings on crest rails, stiles, arms, and legs. Carving includes scrolls, coats of arms, gadrooning and griffins. All but one seat and one back are upholstered.

Details

Descriptive Terms

curule chairs
sofas
armchairs
side chairs
seating furniture
Renaissance Revival
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (13 x 17 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2014

Reference Code

CC011.011.017

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
renderings (drawings)

Description Level

Item