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"Bookcase of Mahogany"

CC010.001.001.023.001 (RS213849)

Description

Design drawing with two views titled "Bookcase of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and top views are shown. Neoclassical-style bookcase has overhanging top with molded edge; frieze with carved or inlaid kylix; fluted pilasters; two doors with glass inserts and muntins forming lozenge shapes; keyhole escutcheon on right door; straight skirt; and four turned bulb feet with cuffs. Title and dimensions are handprinted in pencil. Also hand written are customer name "Miss Sarah S. Brayton" and "Det. May 18 - 1905 C.F.W."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1905-05-18
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (7 x 6 inches)
Dimensions
7x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
294233
Reference Code
CC010.001.001.023.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Neoclassical
bookcases
case furniture
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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