"Double Seat of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Institutional records

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-303523

Description

Design drawing titled "Double Seat of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Sofa has fully upholstered rectangular back and straight open arms; curved arm supports with carved acanthus leaves and rosettes; rectangular seat with over-the-rail upholstery; single row of brass tacks on edges of back and seat upholstery; two cabriole front legs with acanthus-carved knees and scroll toe feet; and two raked cabriole rear legs. Title, "L. C. Hanna" and "For Chair to Match See Vol 6 Page 87" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.020.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item