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"Garden Wall of Stucco and Chinese Tiles"

CC011.001.001.001.001.008 (RS213752)

Description

Design drawing titled "Garden Wall of Stucco and Chinese Tiles" rendered in watercolor. Drawing depicts a portion of a garden with a stepped stucco wall behind a flower bed and grass lawn with trees in the background. Each section of the wall has eight aqua tiles with a Chinese-inspired interlaced motif arranged in a large rectangle inset. End of wall has large ovoid planter atop square stucco pedestal. Title, scale and "By The A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston and New York" are handwritten on the drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (10 5/8 x 16 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
10 5/8x 16 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
311748
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.001.001.008

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
ceramic tile
gardens
stucco
walled gardens
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

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