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"2 Revolving Bookcases of English Oak"

CC011.001.001.006.006 (RS209357)

Description

Design drawing with two views titled "2 Revolving Bookcase of Oak: Inch Scale." 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, "OK" and "Detailed May 10-1905 --FP" are handwritten in pencil. 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
1905-05-10
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (18 3/4 x 12 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
18 3/4x 12 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303876
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.006.006

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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