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"Sofa of Mahogany and White"

CC011.001.001.004.003.009 (RS209205)

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa of Mahogany and White" rendered in pencil and watercolor. Neoclassical-style sofa has straight crest rail; three "curule"-style splats; reeded stiles; straight arms with concave supports; straight skirt; upholstered box seat; and four tapered square legs termiating in brass feet. Painted or veneered white panels on crest rail, legs, and skirt. Title is handwritten in pencil. Embossed in lower left corner is: "Return To / A. H. Davenport Co. / 65 Washington St. / Boston, Mass."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1914
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (10 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/4x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303859
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.004.003.009

Record details

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

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