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"Sideboard of Mahogany"

CC010.001.002.013.001 (RS244806)

Description

Design drawing titled "Sideboard of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Classical Revival-style rectangular sideboard has straight splashboard with carved Prince of Wales feather finials at each end; top with molded edge; tier of three drawers separated by carved rosettes; and lower tier of two cabinets separated by a void under center drawer. Cabinets are flanked by scrolled pilasters with ornate relief carving of acanthus leaves and scrolling foliage terminating in large paw feet. Cabinets sit on solid bases with molded top edges. Branch veneer is used on splashboard, drawer fronts and cabinet doors. Title, dimensions and design notes are handprinted in pencil. Also written in red is "13933."

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 (8 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/4x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
294431
Reference Code
CC010.001.002.013.001

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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