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"Piano Bench of Satinwood & Inlay"

CC010.001.007.004.003 (RS233159)

Description

Design drawing titled "Piano Bench of Satinwood & Inlay" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Empire-style rectangular bench has upholstered cushion; tall flared sides with carved volutes at top ends and carved stiles; straight apron; four tapered square reeded legs with carved turning at top; and spade feet. Extensive inlay ornamentation includes; garlands and swags on apron; diamonds on corner blocks of apron; and large elaborate anthemions within circular scrolled frame on sides. Title, design notes, "For Mrs. Mrs. J. G. Moore N. Y. 13653 N. Y. 7744," "April - 8 - 1907 / J. B. W." and "11609" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1907-04-08
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in ink (4 5/8 x 5 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
4 5/8x 5 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306375
Reference Code
CC010.001.007.004.003

Record details

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

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