"Sofa of Satinwood for Mrs. Monk"

Collection Type

  • Institutional records

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-303516

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa of Satinwood for Mrs. Moor" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style sofa has a low back; steeply concave curved crest rail; tall arms; tall arm supports which terminate in volutes; straight skirt with rectangular corner blocks and carved or inlaid central motif; tapered square legs on casters; and carved or inlaid ornamentation throughout. Title and dimensions are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
Neoclassical
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (4 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.019.005

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item