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"Bedroom Set of Mahogany and Fiddleback Maple"

CC011.001.001.005.001.001 (RS209104)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bed Room Set of Mahogany & Fiddleback Maple" rendered in pencil and watercolor. Perspective view is shown. Drawing depicts a bed, nightstand, dressing table and mirror, low chest of drawers and mirror. Bed has curved headboard; footboard with canted corners; tapered feet with cuffs; and veneer trim on headboard and footboard. Rectangular nightstand has overhanging top; one drawer with two pulls and shelf below; curved apron; and tapered turned legs with rings at top and at cuffs. Neoclassical Sheraton-style rectangular dressing table has canted front corners; one tier of two drawers around a center panel; tapered square legs with string inlay; C-stretcher; and veneer trim on drawers and center panel. Arched mirror above dressing table has muntins and three star motifs. Neoclassical Sheraton-style rectangular chest has overhanging top with canted front corners; three tiers with five drawers; shaped apron; French feet; and veneer trim on front. Rectangular mirror above chest has wood frame with molded cornice; frieze with carved or inlaid garland and swag ornaments. Title, dimensions and model numbers are handprinted in pencil. Reverse side has penciled notes on model numbers and prices as follows: "4758 Bed = $90 / 4136 Bureau = $147 / 7179 Bureau mirror = $35 / Dressing table 100 / Mirror over dressing table 125 / Bed side table 48.00." Blind stamped in lower left corner is: "Irving and Casson / A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston - New York."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1914-1973, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (12 5/8 x 18 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
12 5/8x 18 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303860
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.005.001.001

Record details

Originator
Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
Neoclassical
Sheraton
bedrooms
beds (furniture)
chests (case furniture)
chests of drawers
dressing tables
mirrors
night tables
wall mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
perspective views
renderings (drawings)

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