"Long Sofa Against Wall of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Long Sofa Against Wall of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style sofa has camel-back crest; tall curving arms; arm supports with molded edges and carved scrolls at top; upholstered back, arms and seat with nail trim at bottom edges; four square tapered front legs terminating in block feet; and square splayed back legs. Title, design notes and "F. G. Webster" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
Chippendale
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil on trace (5 3/8 x 9 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.004.004

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item