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Pencil Drawing -- Bookcase

CC011.002.008 (RS242192)

Description

Untitled sketch rendered in pencil of a bookcase against a wall with wainscotting and with a patterned carpet in front. Front view is shown. Rectangular bookcase has flat overhanging top with molded cornice; rounded frieze; one open tier at top supported in front by three turned columns; two rectangular cupboard doors in middle with recessed carved panels; open shelf below cupboard with shaped brackets at top corners; three open shelves flanking each side of central cupboard; and solid strepped base. Handwritten on drawing are "E. A. S." and "5 fe."

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
1995-10-24
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (8 7/8 x 11 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 7/8x 11 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
311115
Reference Code
CC011.002.008

Record details

Originator
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries)
Descriptive Terms
bookcases
bookshelves
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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