"Sofa Fr. Walnut & Gold"

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa Fr. Walnut & Gold" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Federal or Neoclassical-style sofa has serpentine crest rail with carved fruit and foliage motif at center; scrolled arms; carved arm supports terminating in rosettes; carved straight seat rail; upholstered back, arms, and sides; four front carved square legs with block feet; and splayed square rear legs. Title, "3267" and "E. R. Pierce" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
Federal
Neoclassical
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil on trace (4 7/8 x 8 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.006.002

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item