"Sofa"

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa" rendered in pencil of trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style settee has three-chair back form; bow-shaped crest rails with central carved shells; protruding ears; pierced splats with central owl-eye design; shaped arms; curved arm supports; upholstered seat with single row of nail trim along bottom edge above straight skirt; four square front legs; four raked rear legs; and H-stretchers. Title, "Somerset Club 45955" and "Nov 1904 P. E. J" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten are "Det 494" and "For Chair to Match See Page 13 in No.6 in Chair Book."

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
chair-back settees
settees
Chippendale
design drawings

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.019.002

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item