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Scrapbook -- Screens, Vases, Orientalia

Description

Untitled scrapbook. Scrapbook has red fabric cover and is held together by twine laced through six eyelets. Scrapbook contains 50 pages. The bulk of the materials are clippings from 19th century and 20th century periodicals, catalogs, and magazines, such as "Arts and Decoration," "House and Garden," "Country Life," "Good Furniture," and "The American Architect." The clippings depict Asian and Asian-inspired objects such as screens, vases, and panels. This includes table screens, lamps, vases, wine jars, incense burners, mirror frames, statues, guardian lions, tea trays, and coromandel screens. There are also clippings of residences decorated with Asian art and furniture. Most of the pieces are from the 15th century through the 20th century. Also included are depictions of ancient Egyptian and Pompiaan mosaics and other objects.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1973, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 scrapbook (16 x 11 1/2 x 1 inches)
Dimensions
16x 11 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
16x 11 1/2x 1(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 266.14
GUSN
308658
Reference Code
CC010.004.029

Record details

Originator
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Compiler)
Possibly Irving & Casson (Compiler)
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Compiler)
Descriptive Terms
furniture
screens (furniture)
vases
Material Type
scrapbooks

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