"Sofa of French Walnut & Gold"

Collection Type

  • Institutional records

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-303526

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa of French Walnut & Gold" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. LouisXVI-style sofa has rectangular back; straight crest rail with carved and gilded central foliate motif; tall arms terminating in scrolled handholds; gilded acanthus carved arm supports; upholstered back, sides, arm rests, and seat; straight seat rail with square blocks at corners; four spiral-turned legs with carved and gilded lotus leaves at top and ovoid feet. Title, "Style Louis XVI" and "Det No. 12455" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
Louis XVI
Classical Revival (European revival style)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil and colored pencil (8 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.021.002

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item