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CC010.001.016.019.006 (RS233743)

Description

Untitled design drawing of a sofa rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style sofa has a serpentine crest rail; tall flaring scrolled arms; arm supports with carved volute at top and scroll at bottom; upholstered back, arms and seat; double row of brass tacks along front edge of upholstery; narrow straight skirt; rectangular blocks with inlaid stringing above legs; two tapered square front legs with inlaid stringing terminating in block feet; and two raked back legs.

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 1/4 x 7 inches)
Dimensions
4 1/4x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303517
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.019.006

Record details

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

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