Sofa for Mrs. E. S. Brown

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Empire-style sofa has straight crest rail with carved scrolls between concave curved sides; upholstered back; upholstered seat with continuous scrolled arms; straight reeded skirt continuing into arm supports and terminating with carved rosettes; and scroll-shaped legs terminating in paw feet with casters. Handwritten on drawing are "Mrs. E. S. Brown" and "July 18 - 1905."

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
Empire (style)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil on trace (4 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.003.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item