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"Sofa Fr. Walnut & Gold"

CC010.001.016.006.002 (RS233703)

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa Fr. Walnut & Gold" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Federal or Neoclassical-style sofa has serpentine crest rail with carved fruit and foliage motif at center; scrolled arms; carved arm supports terminating in rosettes; carved straight seat rail; upholstered back, arms, and sides; four front carved square legs with block feet; and splayed square rear legs. Title, "3267" and "E. R. Pierce" 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 (4 7/8 x 8 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
4 7/8x 8 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303322
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.006.002

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

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