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"Bookcase of Mahogany"

CC010.001.001.023.002 (RS213864)

Description

Design drawing with two views titled "Bookcase of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and top views are shown. Tall Chippendale-style bookcase has overhanging top with molded edge; plain frieze; two doors with leaded glass forming arched geometric shapes; molded bottom edge; and solid base. Interior has five adjustable wood shelves. Title, design notes, and "For Martha Alford" are handprinted in pencil. Also hand written are "March 4 - 1907" and "11510." Right side of paper has been cut off.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1907-03-04
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (7 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/4x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
294234
Reference Code
CC010.001.001.023.002

Record details

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

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