Sofa

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of a sofa is shown. Sofa has serpentine crest rail flowing into curved stiles; upholstered back; curved molded arms and arm suppors; upholstered seat with serpentine fron; shaped skirt; and cabriole legs terminating in scroll feet. Carved ornamentation includes acanthus leaves on handholds, base of handholds and scroll feet; and carved shells with foliage against crosshatched background on skirt and knees of legs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
design drawings

Physical Description

1 sketch in ink (7 3/8 x 9 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.016.002

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item