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"Sofa of Mahogany"

CC010.001.016.004.002 (RS233751)

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Late Classical Revival-style sofa has straight crest rail with scrolled ends; straight back and sides; shaped arm supports with large carved scrolls and reeded melons terminating in a rosette within a square tablet; straight skirt; turned and carved tapered legs terminating in casters; and upholstered back, arms and seat with nail trim. Title, dimensions, and "W. A. Hight?" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1902-03-14
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil on trace (4 1/8 x 8 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
4 1/8x 8 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303276
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.004.002

Record details

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

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