"Sofa"

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Neoclassical-style sofa has upholstered back, seat and arms; tall rectangular back with straight crest rail; scrolled arms; fluted or reeded columnar arm supports with rosettes at top and rectangular square blocks at base; straight skirt; and flour fluted or reeded tapered legs with cuffs. Carved or inlaid ornamentation is present on crest rail, stiles, arm supports and blocks; skirt; and legs. Title, dimensions, "B. F. Stevens 14371" and "11856" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
Neoclassical
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (4 7/8 x 8 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.018.002

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item