"Settee of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing with two views titled "Settee of Mahogany." Front view is rendered in pencil and watercolor; side view is in pencil only. Settee has three-chair back form; crest rails with carved garlands and bowknots; "curule" style back splats; reeded rails; reeded arms with curved ends terminating in turned bulb arm supports; four reeded tapered round front legs terminating in bulb feet; two raked rear legs; and upholstered seat with fringe on lower edge. Title, dimensions and "M2096" are handwritten in pencil. Blind stamped in lower left corner is: "Irving and Casson / A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston - New York."

Details

Descriptive Terms

settees
chair-back settees
Neoclassical
Federal
renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (11 1/4 x 16 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.001.004.003.006

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Description Level

Item