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"Sofa - All Gold"

CC010.001.016.003.002 (RS233777)

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa - All Gold" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Front view is shown; outline of top view is also provided. Neoclassical-style sofa has upholstered back below curved crest rail; tall curving arms; upholstered seat; straight skirt; two tapered fluted front legs; two tapered rear legs. Carved ornamentation includes: flowers and foliage at center of crest rail; anthemions on front of arm supports; and tablet with quatrefoils at base of arm supports. Drawing has additional markings that pencil in a straight crest rail and two additional front legs. Title, "42636" and "Mrs. Ginn Music Room" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten are: "Det. Jan 28 - 1903" and "Det. 3992." Mrs. Ginn refers to Mrs. Edwin Ginn of Winchester, MA.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1903-01-28
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil and colored pencil on trace (8 3/4 x 8 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 3/4x 8 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303270
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.003.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Other People
Ginn, Edwin, 1838-1914
Descriptive Terms
Federal
Neoclassical
sofas
Material Type
design drawings
Places
Winchester (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

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