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CC010.001.016.006.004 (RS233697)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil and ink on trace. Empire-style sofa has straight crest rail with scrolled ends and central tablet with carved fruit basket motif; shaped S-curve arms with carved rosettes on arm supports; straight skirt; monopodium feet with acanthus leaf brackets; upholstered back, arms and seat with nail trim; and upholstered bolsters. Handwritten on drawing is "W. A. Rogers."

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 and ink on trace (6 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/4x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303324
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.006.004

Record details

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

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