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Sideboard

CC010.001.002.015.001 (RS244774)

Description

Untitled design drawing of a sideboard rendered in pencil on trace. Front view and partial outline of top are shown. Empire-style sideboard has two cabinets projecting on either side of recessed central section; overhanging top with molded edge; and splashboard with carved panel in center and shallow drawer with concave curved sides at each side. Cabinets have one drawer with bail handle above cabinet door; canted front corners with carved or inlaid pilasters and projecting scroll capitals; and octagon-shaped door panels with four rosettes at corners. Center section has drawer with two bail handles. Solid base with molded top edge.

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
294449
Reference Code
CC010.001.002.015.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Possibly Bacon, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1856-1940 (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
Classical Revival (European revival style)
Empire (style)
sideboards (furniture)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
"Small Size Mahogany Sideboard"

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