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Watercolor -- "Screen"

CC011.010.001 (RS242201)

Description

Design drawing titled "Screen" rendered in watercolor and pencil. Front view is shown. Classical Revival-style fire screen has rectangular wood frame with carved molding, carved rosettes at corners, and carved foliate ornament at center top; legs carved with acanthus leaves; and scrolled feet. Screen frame and legs have gilded or painted trim. Screen has fabric or embroidered surface with Neoclassical-style motifs including foliate garlands and swags, baskets of flowers, and an oval cartouche. Title is handwritten on drawing.

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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
2013
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (8 3/4 x 7 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 3/4x 7 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
314691
Reference Code
CC011.010.001

Record details

Originator
Attributed to A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries)
Descriptive Terms
Classical Revival (European revival style)
Neoclassical
fire screens (furniture)
screens (furniture)
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

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