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"Chinese Couch, Black and Gold Lacquer"

CC011.001.001.004.003.001 (RS209207)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chinese Couch Black & Gold Lacquer" rendered in pencil and watercolor. Perspective view is shown. Chinese-inspired sofa has tri-partite back with two caned side panerls and solid center panel; no arms; shaped apron; Chinese bracket feet; and deep upholstered cushion. Center back panel and end panels have lacquered scenes which include mountains, pagodas and people. Shaped apron has lacquered Greek key motifs. Title and dimensions are handprinted in pencil. Also handwritten in pencil is: "Irving and Casson A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston New York."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1914-1973, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (10 1/4 x 13 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
10 1/4 x 13 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303851
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.004.003.001

Record details

Originator
Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
Chinese Chippendale
sofas
Material Type
design drawings
perspective views
renderings (drawings)

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