"Miss Holmes Book Case"

Description

Design drawing with two views titled "Book Case." rendered in pencil on trace. Front and top views are shown. Chippendale-style bookcase has overhanging top with molded edge; plain frieze; two glass doors with muntins forming lozenge shapes; molded bottom edge; and four cabriole legs with carved knees terminating in pad feet. Interior has three shelves. Title and "Miss Holmes" are handprinted in pencil.

Details

Descriptive Terms

case furniture
bookcases
Chippendale
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 1/2 x 7 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.001.023.003

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