Sofa

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Sofa has double-chair back form similar to a wing chair; tall back with double arch crest; curved wings which terminate in outwardly scrolling arms; straight seat; fully upholstered back, wings, arms and seat; three front legs with carved ovoid and rectangule turnings; raked square rear legs beneath a turned bulb; turned H-stretchers; and very elaborate front wide stretcher with carved scrolls and leaf motifs. Handwritten on drawing is "F. R. Babcck Pittsburgh."

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
settees
chair-back settees
design drawings

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.029.002

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item