"Sofa of Mahogany and White"

Description

Design drawing titled "Sofa of Mahogany and White" rendered in pencil and watercolor. Neoclassical-style sofa has straight crest rail; three "curule"-style splats; reeded stiles; straight arms with concave supports; straight skirt; upholstered box seat; and four tapered square legs termiating in brass feet. Painted or veneered white panels on crest rail, legs, and skirt. Title is handwritten in pencil. Embossed in lower left corner is: "Return To / A. H. Davenport Co. / 65 Washington St. / Boston, Mass."

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
settees
Neoclassical
Federal
renderings (drawings)
design drawings
perspective views

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (10 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.001.004.003.009

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
design drawings
perspective views

Description Level

Item