Sofa

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil and ink on trace. Empire-style sofa has straight crest rail with scrolled ends and central tablet with carved fruit basket motif; shaped S-curve arms with carved rosettes on arm supports; straight skirt; monopodium feet with acanthus leaf brackets; upholstered back, arms and seat with nail trim; and upholstered bolsters. Handwritten on drawing is "W. A. Rogers."

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
Empire (style)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil and ink on trace (6 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.006.004

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item