"Chinese Couch, Black and Gold Lacquer"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chinese Couch Black & Gold Lacquer" rendered in pencil and watercolor. Perspective view is shown. Chinese-inspired sofa has tri-partite back with two caned side panerls and solid center panel; no arms; shaped apron; Chinese bracket feet; and deep upholstered cushion. Center back panel and end panels have lacquered scenes which include mountains, pagodas and people. Shaped apron has lacquered Greek key motifs. Title and dimensions are handprinted in pencil. Also handwritten in pencil is: "Irving and Casson A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston New York."

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
Chinese Chippendale
renderings (drawings)
design drawings
perspective views

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (10 1/4 x 13 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.001.004.003.001

Record Details

Originator

Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
design drawings
perspective views

Description Level

Item