"Mahogany Bookcase for William Gammell, Esq."

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1904-12-28

GUSN

GUSN-294228

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Description

Design drawing with three views titled "Mahogany Bookcase for William Gammell Esq." rendered in pencil on trace. Front, side and top views are shown. Bookcase has overhanging top with molded edge and dentil molding below; three doors with muntins forming lozenge shapes; and a solid base with molded top edge. Title and dimensions are handprinted in pencil. Also handwritten in pencil are "Det. Dec. 28 - 1907 K" and "O.K."

Details

Descriptive Terms

case furniture
bookcases
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.001.022.001

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item