Sofa

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Empire-style sofa has straight crest rail with carved acanthus leaves and scrolls at ends; upholstered back; upholstered seat with continuous scrolled arms; arm supports with carved ornamentation ending in rosettes at top; straight reeded skirt; and scroll-shaped legs with wing brackets and terminating in paw feet with casters.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
Empire (style)
design drawings

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.015.007

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item