"Sideboard of Dark Oak"


Design drawing titled "Sideboard of Dark Oak for Mrs. Potter" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Classical Revival-style sideboard has overhanging top with carved edge; one tier of three drawers with bail handles; carved acanthus leaves on each side of drawers; and straight skirt. Case is supported at each end by a rectangular storage compartment with a door and is open in middle. Lower compartments have stiles with carved grape and foliage motifs; compartment doors with recessed panels and carved scroll ornament at center top of panel; and paneled sides. Lower compartments sit on solid base which extends full length of upper portion. Title is handwritten in pencil.


Descriptive Terms

sideboards (furniture)
Classical Revival (European revival style)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


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Record Details


A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings

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