Sofa

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa of Mahogany" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Upholstered sofa has serpentine back; downward sloping sides; scrolled handholds; turned vasiform arm supports atop rectangular square blocks; upholstered seat with single row of nail trim along bottom edge; two tapered fluted front legs with cuffs terminating in casters; and two raked back legs. Title, "Mrs. C. C. Converse" and "39882" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten are "Oct 10 - 1901" and "Det. 6090 135."

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
Neoclassical
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (5 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.018.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item