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"Flower Box of Mahogany"

CC011.001.001.006.002 (RS209348)

Description

Design drawing titled "Flower Box of Mahogany" with two views. Front view is rendered in watercolor and pencil; top view is in pencil only. Planter has rectangular open case with rounded edges; carved garlands and swags on corners; two metal interior liners fitted into case; four tapered fluted round legs with carved acanthus leaves at top; and turned cylindrical feet with cuffs. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing. Embossed in lower left corner is: "Return to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (12 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
12 3/4x 18 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303872
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.006.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
planters (containers)
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

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