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"Sofa of Mahog. & Inlay for J. G. Cannon"

CC010.001.016.014.001 (RS233718)

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa of Mahog. & Inlay for J. G. Cannon" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Sofa has gently arched and rolled back extending into continuous arms; arm supports with carved rosettes on scrolled top and lotus leaves at base; reverse serpentine curved seat; seat rail with carved ornamentation including blocks with quatrefoils above legs; two tapered square front legs with carved tops; splayed rear legs; and upholstered back, arms and seat. Title, dimensions and "11301" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten are "N.Y. Order 8214" and "Order 29163."

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 (5 3/8 x 6 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
5 3/8x 6 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303435
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.014.001

Record details

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

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