Sofa

Description

Untitled design drawing of a sofa rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Sofa has tall three-lobed curved back; flared wings extending down to open arms; scrolled handholds and curved arms supports carved with acanthus leaves; rectangular seat; upholstered back, seat, wings and arms; curved skirt with carved foliage and scrolls; three short carved cabriole front legs terminating in scrolled toes; and raked rear legs. "Mrs. C. MacKay" is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
Chippendale
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.030.002

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item