Skip to content

Search Collections

Watercolor -- Secretary Bookcase

CC011.011.002 (RS242248)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in watercolor and pencil. Front and side views of a secretary bookcase are shown. Rectangular desk section has tall back and side board with shaped edges; two recessed shallow drawers with round pulls attached to back and side boards and also supported by columns in front; overhanging top with molded edge; three drawers with bail handles on each side of shallow center drawer with shaped skirt and carved or inlaid central cartouche with garlands; and tapered square legs with cuffed feet. Rectangular bookcase has broken scroll pediment; cornice with dentil molding; fluted pilasters with small turned finials; and two glass doors with muntins arranged in an fanlight above a rectangular grid. Bookcase is attached to desk atop recessed drawers.

You can find this within:

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1973, undated
Date of Acquisition
2014
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (8 x 7 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
8x 7 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
314673
Reference Code
CC011.011.002

Record details

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

Comments