"Ottoman"

Description

Design drawing titled "Ottoman" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular bench or footstool has upholstered cushion with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; open sides with turned horizontal rails with carved foliate motifs in centers supported by flaring stiles on each end; straight apron; four tapered reeded round legs with carved flared turning at top; and cuffed feet. An alternate leg without the turning is also sketched. Title, design notes and "For W. White" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

benches (furniture)
ottoman footstools
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (3 1/8 x 3 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.007.005.006

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