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"Sofa in Library"

CC010.001.016.006.001 (RS233701)

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa in Library" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Federal or Neoclassical-style sofa has curved back form; upholstery with nail trim; open arms terminating in volutes; arm supports with reeded pear-shaped bases atop round shafts; four tapered rounded reeded legs terminating in casters; and splayed square rear legs. Title, "for Mr. Peabody" and design notes 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 pencil on trace (6 1/2 x 12 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/2x 12 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303321
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.006.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Federal
Neoclassical
sofas
Material Type
design drawings
Related Items
Side View of Sofa — Front view is depicted in CC010.001.016.006.001; side view in .003.

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