"Sofa of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Late Classical Revival-style sofa has straight crest rail with scrolled ends; straight back and sides; shaped arm supports with large carved scrolls and reeded melons terminating in a rosette within a square tablet; straight skirt; turned and carved tapered legs terminating in casters; and upholstered back, arms and seat with nail trim. Title, dimensions, and "W. A. Hight?" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
Empire (style)
Classical Revival (European revival style)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil on trace (4 1/8 x 8 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.004.002

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item