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"Sideboard of Mahogany"

CC010.001.002.008.002 (RS244804)

Description

Design drawing titled "Sideboard of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and top views are shown. Classical Revival-style rectangular sideboard has two tall cupboards separated by tier of two drawers. Cupboards have tops with molded edges; fluted pilasters; tapered cuffed round feet with carved rosettes at top; and adjustable interior shelves. High splashboard with curved edge is above center section. String inlay or carved outlining of splashboard, drawers, door panels. Title, dimensions, design notes and "for J. Malcolm Forbes" are handprinted in pencil. Also handwritten is "Also A. L. Hopkins Very Similar Nov. 28 - ? F.E.J."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1904, undated
Date Notes
J. Malcolm Forbes died February 19, 1904.
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (9 x 11 inches)
Dimensions
9x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
294359
Reference Code
CC010.001.002.008.002

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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