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"Light Sofa of French Walnut - Cane Seat and Back"

CC010.001.016.023.003 (RS233735)

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Sofa of French Walnut - Cane Seat and Back" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style settee has rectangular back with semi-elliptical crest rail; open curved arms terminating in a volute; curved arm supports; D-shaped seat with straight seat rail; caned back and seat; two tapered square front legs terminating in spade feet; raked tapered square rear legs; and inlaid stringing throughout. Title, dimensions, "14265" and "Nov 2, 1912" are handwritten on drawing. Embossed in lower left corner is: "Return to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96 Washington Street / Boston, MA."

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1912-11-02
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (6 5/8 x 8 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
6 5/8x 8 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303531
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.023.003

Record details

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

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