"Light Sofa"

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Sofa" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical or Federal-style settee has double-chair back form with two rectangular backs; straight crest rails with concave top corners and molded edges; two splats with fluted ribs and carved scrolled foliate ornaments at top; straight stiles with molded edges above ams; open molded arms and arm supports; rectangular seat with over-the-rail upholstery and nail trim on lower edge; tapered square front legs with cuffs; and two splayed rear legs. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
settees
chair-back settees
Federal
Neoclassical
Hepplewhite
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (4 1/8 x 5 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.015.004

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item