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"Piano Bench"

CC010.001.007.009.002 (RS233131)

Description

Design drawing titled "Piano Bench" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Empire-style rectangular bench has low flaring sides with rolled tops; upholstered seat and sides; straight apron; and four tapered square legs with carved turnings at top and bottom above cylindrical feet. Inlaid decoration includes: rosettes at ends of flared sides; central plaque with patera on apron; and diiamond shape on corner blocks. Title, design notes and "27717 / Solomon Lincoln" are handwritten on drawing. 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 (4 1/2 x 6 inches)
Dimensions
4 1/2x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306409
Reference Code
CC010.001.007.009.002

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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