"Sofa in Library"

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa in Library" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Federal or Neoclassical-style sofa has curved back form; upholstery with nail trim; open arms terminating in volutes; arm supports with reeded pear-shaped bases atop round shafts; four tapered rounded reeded legs terminating in casters; and splayed square rear legs. Title, "for Mr. Peabody" and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
Federal
Neoclassical
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil on trace (6 1/2 x 12 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.006.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item

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