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Sofa

CC010.001.016.029.002 (RS233769)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Sofa has double-chair back form similar to a wing chair; tall back with double arch crest; curved wings which terminate in outwardly scrolling arms; straight seat; fully upholstered back, wings, arms and seat; three front legs with carved ovoid and rectangule turnings; raked square rear legs beneath a turned bulb; turned H-stretchers; and very elaborate front wide stretcher with carved scrolls and leaf motifs. Handwritten on drawing is "F. R. Babcck Pittsburgh."

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 (8 x 8 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
8x 8 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
313656
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.029.002

Record details

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

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