"Light Sofa of French Walnut - Cane Seat and Back"

Collection Type

  • Institutional records

Date

1912-11-02

GUSN

GUSN-303531

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Sofa of French Walnut - Cane Seat and Back" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style settee has rectangular back with semi-elliptical crest rail; open curved arms terminating in a volute; curved arm supports; D-shaped seat with straight seat rail; caned back and seat; two tapered square front legs terminating in spade feet; raked tapered square rear legs; and inlaid stringing throughout. Title, dimensions, "14265" and "Nov 2, 1912" are handwritten on drawing. Embossed in lower left corner is: "Return to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96 Washington Street / Boston, MA."

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
settees
Neoclassical
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 5/8 x 8 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.023.003

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item