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"Piano Bench of Gold"

CC010.001.007.003.005 (RS233211)

Description

Design drawing titled "Piano Bench of Gold" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Empire-style rectangular bench has upholstered cushion; straight apron with carved rosettes at corners and intricate moldings on sides; four tapered reeded round legs with carved acanthus leavesa at top and palmettes at bottom; and tapered cylindrical feet. Title, design notes and "11325" are handwritten on drawing. Also are handwritten is: "Made for B. R. Menom N. Y. 13623 Job 39959 / " " W. F. Sheehan " 12286 " 37922." B. R. Menom may actually refer to B. R. Merwin.

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 pencil (4 1/2 x 6 inches)
Dimensions
4 1/2x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306185
Reference Code
CC010.001.007.003.005

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Classical Revival (European revival style)
Empire (style)
benches (furniture)
piano benches
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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