Upholstered Bench

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Empire-style rectangular bench has upholstered top with single row of metal tacks along lower edge; low upholstered cylindrical sides with carved rosettes on ends; inlaid floral motifs and stringing on skirt and corner blocks; four tapered round legs with carved top and bottoms; and ovoid feet. Design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

benches (furniture)
piano benches
Neoclassical
Empire (style)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (4 7/8 x 6 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.007.004.005

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item