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Classical Revival-style sideboard

CC010.001.002.004.001 (RS244860)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Classical Revival-style rectangular sideboard has large serpentine backboard with carved ornaments including acanthus leaves, rosettes, and a central basket of fruit above a rectangular panel; overhanging top; frieze with egg and dart molding at top, acanthus leaves at sides, and gadrooning at lower edge. Sideboard is supported by four widely spaced front legs and straight rear legs. Curved front legs have relief carved fruit and foliage motifs; scrolled top; and large paw feet. Legs rest on two solid bases with a carved molded upper edge. Handwritten in red is "7538."

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 (9 x 10 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
9x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
294285
Reference Code
CC010.001.002.004.001

Record details

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

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