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"Carved & Gilded Screen"

CC010.001.007.018.005 (RS233134)

Description

Design drawing titled "Carved & Gilded Screen" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; side view of legs is also provided. Rococo Revival-style cheval screen has rectangular frame with ornately carved serpentine borders with scrolls and foliate motifs; crest rail with large central Prince of Wales feather motif flanked by elaborate scrolls; low cabriole legs with acanthus leaf and scroll carving; and scroll toe feet with pegs. Title, design notes, "for Mr. R. S. Gould N. Y. Order No 11157" and "11715" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1907-05-29
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (5 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
5 3/4x 6 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306515
Reference Code
CC010.001.007.018.005

Record details

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

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