"Two Sideboards of Walnut with Inlay"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1907-02-18

GUSN

GUSN-294277

Description

Sketch with four views titled "Two Sideboards of Walnut with Inlay" rendered in pencil on trace. Front, side, and top views are shown; front view of interior tray drawers is also shown. Renaissance Revival sideboard, in the style of a 17th century cupboard, has rectangular top with molded edge and frieze with inlaid decorative motifs supported by four large twisted columns. Below columns is a chest with one tier of two drawers above two cabinet doors. Chest has turned half-columns at each front edge; molded base; and bun feet. Inlaid decorative motifs including rosettes, quatrefoils, and foliage patterrns are on drawer fronts, column bases and capitals, and chest top edge. Interior of cupboard has adjustable shelves on one side and tray drawers on the other. Title, dimensions and customer name "Hobart Ames" are handprinted in pencil. Handwritten in pencil is "detailed Feb - 18 - 1907 - JFP." Also handwritten in red is "11479."

Details

Descriptive Terms

sideboards (furniture)
cupboards
Renaissance Revival
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 x 11 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.002.002.002

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