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"Revolving Bookcase. Mahogany with Inlay and Painted Decoration"

CC010.001.001.025.001 (RS213861)

Description

Design drawing with two views titled "Revolving Bookcase. Mahogany with Inlay and Painted Decoration" rendered in ink and pencil on trace. Perspective and top views are shown. Square revolving bookcase has four sides with two bookshelves and a panel. Case rests on a center pedestal and a base of four curved legs with brass feet and casters. Panels have painted Neoclassical motifs including a central oval cartouche, garlands and swags. Title, dimensions and design notes are handwritten in ink. Also handwritten in pencil are dimensions and the customer name "Mrs. Chas. Van Brunt."

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in ink and pencil (8 1/4 x 6 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/4x 6 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
294269
Reference Code
CC010.001.001.025.001

Record details

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

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