"Sofa - Louis XV - for Mrs. Rice"

Collection Type

  • Institutional records

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-303422

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa - Louis XV - for Mrs. Rice" rendered in pencil. Perspective view is shown. Louis XV or Rococo Revival-style sofa has three-part back with curved crest rail; open arms with C-scroll arm supports; upholstered back, seat and arm rests; shaped skirt; four cabriole front legs terminating in paw feet; and splayed rear legs. Carved ornamentation inludes scrolls and acanthus leaves on crest rail, arms, arm supports, skirt and legs; and two carved heads on crest rail. Title is handwritten in pencil on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
Louis XV
Rococo Revival
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 5/8 x 16 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.011.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item