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"Revolving Bookcase of Oak"

CC010.001.001.025.002 (RS213858)

Description

Design drawing titled "Revolving Bookcase of Oak" rendered in ink and pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Square revolving bookcase has top with dentil molding on edge; four sides with three adjustable bookshelves and a panel. Case rests on a center pedestal and a low tripod base with sunk casters. Panels have a carved rectangle with arched top. Title, dimensions and design notes and "J. G. Cannon" are handwritten. Also handwritten in red is "12688."

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 (6 x 4 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
6x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
294270
Reference Code
CC010.001.001.025.002

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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