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"Light Sofa"

CC010.001.016.015.004 (RS233715)

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Sofa" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical or Federal-style settee has double-chair back form with two rectangular backs; straight crest rails with concave top corners and molded edges; two splats with fluted ribs and carved scrolled foliate ornaments at top; straight stiles with molded edges above ams; open molded arms and arm supports; rectangular seat with over-the-rail upholstery and nail trim on lower edge; tapered square front legs with cuffs; and two splayed rear legs. Title is 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 ink (4 1/8 x 5 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
4 1/8x 5 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303451
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.015.004

Record details

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

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