"Revolving Bookcase of Oak"

Description

Design drawing titled "Revolving Bookcase of Oak" rendered in ink and pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Square revolving bookcase has top with dentil molding on edge; four sides with three adjustable bookshelves and a panel. Case rests on a center pedestal and a low tripod base with sunk casters. Panels have a carved rectangle with arched top. Title, dimensions and design notes and "J. G. Cannon" are handwritten. Also handwritten in red is "12688."

Details

Descriptive Terms

case furniture
bookcases
bookshelves
revolving
Neoclassical
Classical Revival (European revival style)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 x 4 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.001.025.002

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