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"Cheval Glass"

CC010.001.013.033.004 (RS239493)

Description

Design drawing titled "Cheval Glass" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Cheval glass has two columnar stiles with urn finials and brass caps; trestle-style base; stretcher with carved or brass palmettes; two rectangular trestles with two feet carved with scrolls and animal heads; and casters. Moveable full-length rectangular mirror has carved or brass ornaments including bellflowers and rosettes around frame. Title and one design note are handwritten on drawing; however, title is partially cut off.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in ink (7 x 4 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
7x 4 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305704
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.033.004

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
cheval glasses
mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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