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"White Marble Chimney Piece"

CC010.001.017.001.001 (RS239025)

Description

Design drawing titled "White Marble Chimeny Piece in Mr. W. Brown's Studio [Formerly the Earl of MacClesfield's House] 34 Gerrard Street Soho" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Top and side details of the cornice and frieze are also provided. The drawing depicts a Classical Revival-style mantel which has a frieze with carved Neoclassical ornamentation including fluting, round pattera, and a central kylix. The mantel sides are stylized fluted Ionic columns which have capitals with volutes. Title, dimensions and design notes are handwritten in pencil. Title refers to an address in London, England.

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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 on trace (17 x 11 inches)
Dimensions
17x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
302983
Reference Code
CC010.001.017.001.001

Record details

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

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