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"Sofa "A""

CC010.001.016.001.001 (RS233814)

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa "A"" rendered in ink and pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rococo Revival-style sofa has upholstered back, wings and seat; partially upholstered arms; tall back with camel-back or serpentine curve at top; scrolled handholds and arm supports; curved skirt; three front legs with top scrolls and paw feet; three splayed square back legs; and three stretchers. GIlded and carved ornamentation on handholds, arm supports, skirt, and legs includes acanthus leaves, shells, and scrolls. Title and notation regarding gilding are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in ink and pencil on trace (5 1/2 x 8 inches)
Dimensions
5 1/2x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303183
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.001.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Rococo Revival
sofas
Material Type
design drawings

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