"Sofa "A""

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa "A"" rendered in ink and pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rococo Revival-style sofa has upholstered back, wings and seat; partially upholstered arms; tall back with camel-back or serpentine curve at top; scrolled handholds and arm supports; curved skirt; three front legs with top scrolls and paw feet; three splayed square back legs; and three stretchers. GIlded and carved ornamentation on handholds, arm supports, skirt, and legs includes acanthus leaves, shells, and scrolls. Title and notation regarding gilding are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
Rococo Revival
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink and pencil on trace (5 1/2 x 8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.001.001

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item