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Case Furniture

CC011.001.002.001 (RS242127)

Description

This file consists of 21 drawings rendered in pencil on trace. Drawings depict case furniture manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, or their successor Irving and Casson - A H. Davenport Co. Some drawings are more developed and contain information such as measurements; other drawings are very rough sketches. Types of furnishings shown include chests, commodes, bookcases and bookstands. One customer name - Mercantile Library Association (Boston, MA) - was noted. One magazine clipping with an image of a circular bookcase table is also inlcuded.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1973, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 folder containing 21 pencil drawings on trace
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
GUSN
311010
Reference Code
CC011.001.002.001

Record details

Originator
Possibly Irving & Casson
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co.
Probably A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries)
Descriptive Terms
bookcases
bookstands
cabinets (case furniture)
chests (case furniture)
chests of drawers
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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