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Sofa

CC010.001.016.018.001 (RS233734)

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa of Mahogany" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Upholstered sofa has serpentine back; downward sloping sides; scrolled handholds; turned vasiform arm supports atop rectangular square blocks; upholstered seat with single row of nail trim along bottom edge; two tapered fluted front legs with cuffs terminating in casters; and two raked back legs. Title, "Mrs. C. C. Converse" and "39882" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten are "Oct 10 - 1901" and "Det. 6090 135."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1901-10-10
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in ink (5 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
5 1/4x 7 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303509
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.018.001

Record details

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

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