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"Revolving Bookcase of Mahogany"

CC011.001.001.006.005 (RS209350)

Description

Design drawing with two views titled "Revolving Bookcase of Mahogany." Front view is rendered in pencil and watercolor; top view is in pencil only. Circular revolving bookcase has two levels of shelves; a columnar pedestal; and a cruciform base terminating in lion's-head feet on casters. Shelf partitions have painted or carved ornamentation including an oval cartouche with a female profile. Title, dimensions and "3398" are handwritten on drawing. Embossed at the lower left corner is: "Return to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass." Drawing is mounted on cardboard.

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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 (18 3/4 x 12 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
18 3/4 x 12 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303875
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.006.005

Record details

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

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