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"Sideboard of Mahogany"

CC010.001.002.017.002 (RS244790)

Description

Design drawing titled "Sideboard of Mahogany for Mrs. Arthur Cabot" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and top views are shown. Empire-style rectangular sideboard has two cupboards separated by tier of two drawers and is open beneath drawers. Cupboards have ovolo front corners, fluted pilasters; tapered fluted round legs with rings at top and bottom. Splashboard with curved edge above drawers has central carved scroll motif. String inlay or carved outlining of splashboard, drawers, door panels. Title, dimensions, design notes and "for Mrs. Arthur Cabot" are handprinted in pencil. Also handwritten in pencil is "Sheraton."

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 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/4x 8 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
294479
Reference Code
CC010.001.002.017.002

Record details

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

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