"Sofa"

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa" rendered in pencil and ink. Perspective view is shown. Rococo Revival or Louis XV-style sofa has serpentine crest rail and arm rails; C-scroll arm supports; upholstered seat, back and sides, serpentine curved skirt; two cabriole front legs terminating in C-scrolls atop peg feet; and two splayed rear legs. Carved ornamentation inludes scrolls and foliage on arms, arm supports, skirt and legs. Title and "129" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
Louis XV
Rococo Revival
design drawings

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.013.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item