"Sofa of Mahog. & Inlay for J. G. Cannon"

Collection Type

  • Institutional records

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-303435

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa of Mahog. & Inlay for J. G. Cannon" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Sofa has gently arched and rolled back extending into continuous arms; arm supports with carved rosettes on scrolled top and lotus leaves at base; reverse serpentine curved seat; seat rail with carved ornamentation including blocks with quatrefoils above legs; two tapered square front legs with carved tops; splayed rear legs; and upholstered back, arms and seat. Title, dimensions and "11301" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten are "N.Y. Order 8214" and "Order 29163."

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 3/8 x 6 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.014.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item