"XV Sofa"

Description

Design drawing titled "XV Sofa" rendered in pencil. Perspective view is shown. Rococo Revival or Louis XV-style sofa has upholstered back with serpentine crest; open arms with curved arm supports; upholstered seat; serpentine curved skirt; and four cabriole legs terminating in C-scrolls atop peg feet. Carved ornamentation inludes scrolls and foliage on arms, arm supports, skirt and legs. Title and "3328" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
Louis XV
Rococo Revival
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.012.002

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item