"Hanging Bookcase of Mahogany for W. C. Whitney"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-294272

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Description

Design drawing with two views titled "Hanging Bookcase of Mahogany for W. C. Whitney" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Two tier open bookshelf has Chinese fretwork railing on each tier and at top. Fretwork on top has center oval motif. Railing on lower tier extends beyond the sides of the case. Title and dimensions are handwritten in pencil. Also handwritten in red is "11585."

Details

Descriptive Terms

case furniture
bookshelves
Chinese Chippendale
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 x 7 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.001.026.001

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