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"Sideboard of Mahogany"

CC010.001.002.009.003 (RS244852)

Description

Design drawing titled "Sideboard of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front, top and side views are shown. Empire-style rectangular sideboard has splashboard with concave curved corners and two recessed drawers with canted front corners at ends; plain frieze; two cabinets separated by a central void; and paneled sides. Cabinets are flanked by scrolled pilasters with relief carving of acanthus leaves and bellflowers, terminating in large paw feet. Cabinets sit on solid bases with molded top edges. Branch veneer used on frieze and cabinet doors; figured wood is used on splashboard and sides. Title, dimensions, design notes, "N. B. Ream" and "49829" are handprinted in pencil. Also written in red is "7630."

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 (7 7/8 x 13 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
7 7/8x 13 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
294399
Reference Code
CC010.001.002.009.003

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Classical Revival (European revival style)
Empire (style)
sideboards (furniture)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
Sideboard #7630

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