Sofa

Description

Untitled design drawing of a sofa rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style sofa has a serpentine crest rail; tall flaring scrolled arms; arm supports with carved volute at top and scroll at bottom; upholstered back, arms and seat; double row of brass tacks along front edge of upholstery; narrow straight skirt; rectangular blocks with inlaid stringing above legs; two tapered square front legs with inlaid stringing terminating in block feet; and two raked back legs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
Chippendale
design drawings

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.019.006

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item