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"Sofa - Louis XV - for Mrs. Rice"

CC010.001.016.011.001 (RS233761)

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa - Louis XV - for Mrs. Rice" rendered in pencil. Perspective view is shown. Louis XV or Rococo Revival-style sofa has three-part back with curved crest rail; open arms with C-scroll arm supports; upholstered back, seat and arm rests; shaped skirt; four cabriole front legs terminating in paw feet; and splayed rear legs. Carved ornamentation inludes scrolls and acanthus leaves on crest rail, arms, arm supports, skirt and legs; and two carved heads on crest rail. Title is handwritten in pencil 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 (8 5/8 x 16 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
8 5/8x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303422
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.011.001

Record details

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

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