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"Sofa of Italian Oak"

CC010.001.016.024.001 (RS233786)

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa of Italian Oak" rendered in watercolor and pencil on paper. Front view is shown; side view is shown in CC010.001.016.024.002.. Renaissance Revival-style sofa has upholstered rectangular back with four cushions; straight flat arms; arm supports carved in the form of dolphins with scrolling foliage on sides; carved stiles and lower front rail; upholstered seat; skirt composed of carved double swags of fruit and foliage; four cabriole legs with carved faces on knees; and large paw feet. 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 watercolor (5 1/4 x 11 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
5 1/4x 11 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303532
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.024.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Renaissance Revival
sofas
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)
Related Items
Side View of Sofa — CC010.001.016.024.001 depicts front view of sofa; .002 depicts side view.

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