Neoclassical-style sofa

Collection Type

  • Institutional records

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-303268

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Front and side views are shown; outline of seat top is also provided. Neoclassical-style sofa has upholstered back and seat with nail trim along edges; rectangular back which curves backward at top; carved scrolls at top of stiles; arms with scrolled handholds and upholstered armrests with nail trim; arm supports with carved lotus leaves; straight lower seat rail with carved ornamentation including rosettes above legs; four tapered fluted front legs; and two splayed back legs. No notations on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
Neoclassical
Federal
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink on trace (8 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.002.002

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item