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Cheval Screen

CC010.001.007.018.003 (RS233123)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Cheval screen has rectangular screen frame with gadrooned edge; broken scroll pediment with carved scrolls and rosettes at top; carved or inlaid foliate motifs on pediment; and central urn finial on a plinth. Screen is held by two columnar poles with pineapple finials; poles rest on a trestle base with center geometric motifs, cabriole legs and slipper feet. Dimensions 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 ink (6 3/8 x 4 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
6 3/8x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306513
Reference Code
CC010.001.007.018.003

Record details

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

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