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"Sideboard of Dark Oak"

CC010.001.002.003.002 (RS244764)

Description

Design drawing titled "Sideboard of Dark Oak for Mrs. Potter" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Classical Revival-style sideboard has overhanging top with carved edge; one tier of three drawers with bail handles; carved acanthus leaves on each side of drawers; and straight skirt. Case is supported at each end by a rectangular storage compartment with a door and is open in middle. Lower compartments have stiles with carved grape and foliage motifs; compartment doors with recessed panels and carved scroll ornament at center top of panel; and paneled sides. Lower compartments sit on solid base which extends full length of upper portion. Title is handwritten in pencil.

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 pencil (5 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
5 1/2x 13 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
294282
Reference Code
CC010.001.002.003.002

Record details

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

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