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"Sofa of French Walnut & Gold"

CC010.001.016.021.002 (RS233805)

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa of French Walnut & Gold" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. LouisXVI-style sofa has rectangular back; straight crest rail with carved and gilded central foliate motif; tall arms terminating in scrolled handholds; gilded acanthus carved arm supports; upholstered back, sides, arm rests, and seat; straight seat rail with square blocks at corners; four spiral-turned legs with carved and gilded lotus leaves at top and ovoid feet. Title, "Style Louis XVI" and "Det No. 12455" are 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 pencil and colored pencil (8 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/4x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303526
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.021.002

Record details

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

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