"Bookcase of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing with two views titled "Bookcase of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and top views are shown. Tall Chippendale-style bookcase has overhanging top with molded edge; plain frieze; two doors with leaded glass forming arched geometric shapes; molded bottom edge; and solid base. Interior has five adjustable wood shelves. Title, design notes, and "For Martha Alford" are handprinted in pencil. Also hand written are "March 4 - 1907" and "11510." Right side of paper has been cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

case furniture
Chippendale
bookcases
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.001.023.002

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