"Sofa of Italian Oak"

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa of Italian Oak" rendered in watercolor and pencil on paper. Front view is shown; side view is shown in CC010.001.016.024.002.. Renaissance Revival-style sofa has upholstered rectangular back with four cushions; straight flat arms; arm supports carved in the form of dolphins with scrolling foliage on sides; carved stiles and lower front rail; upholstered seat; skirt composed of carved double swags of fruit and foliage; four cabriole legs with carved faces on knees; and large paw feet. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
Renaissance Revival
renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in watercolor (5 1/4 x 11 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.024.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Description Level

Item

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Side View of Sofa