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Sideboard with Mirror

CC011.001.001.001.003.004 (RS209255)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in watercolor and pencil and depicting a mirror and sideboard. Front elevation is shown. Octagonal mirror has a wide frame with egg-and-dart molding on exterior edge; gilded scrolls at corners of frame; and gilded molding on interior edge of frame. Handwritten below is mirror is "21395." Renaissance Revival rectangular sideboard has overhanging top with molded edge; one tier of three shallow drawers; back panel and two freestanding front legs extending to stepped molded base. Sideboard has extensive carving including: fluted fronts with foliage on side drawers; foliage on center drawer; corners with protruding Flemish scrolls on each end of drawer tier; fruit, foliage and scrolled feet on front legs; and head of mythologcal figure on knees of legs. Side drawers have bail handles; center drawer has drop pendant handle. Pencil outline of wall and side views of top of leg are very faintly visible. Board has tears and losses on all corners.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1973, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (18 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
18 3/4x 14 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303665
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.001.003.004

Record details

Originator
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Designer)
Possibly Irving & Casson (Designer)
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
Renaissance Revival
mirrors
sideboards (furniture)
wall mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
interior elevations
renderings (drawings)

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