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"Mahogany Bench"

CC010.001.007.006.004 (RS233143)

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany Bench" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Neoclassical-style rectangular bench has upholstered seat cushion with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight apron with inlaid or carved central geometric and foliate motifs; corner blocks with inlaid or carved rosettes; and four tapered reeded round legs with carved turning at top and carved foliage above cylindrical feet. Title, design notes, "Mrs. Bartlett 15925" and "11931" are handwritten on drawing.

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 1/8 x 5 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
4 1/8x 5 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306402
Reference Code
CC010.001.007.006.004

Record details

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

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