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"Shoe Box of Leather"

CC011.001.001.006.008 (RS209341)

Description

Design drawing with three views titled "Shoe Box of Leather." Front elevation is rendered in pencil, watercolor and metallic paint; top and side views are in pencil only. Shoe box or chest has domed lid; bail handle with batwing plate on each end; large flanged lock on the front; leather covering on all sides; and a row of metal tacks outlining all edges. Metal tacks also form x-shaped and quatrefoil motifs arranged along the front and top edges of the box. Title is hand printed. Embossed at the lower left corner: "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
303877
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.006.008

Record details

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

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