Classical Revival-style sideboard

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-294285

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Classical Revival-style rectangular sideboard has large serpentine backboard with carved ornaments including acanthus leaves, rosettes, and a central basket of fruit above a rectangular panel; overhanging top; frieze with egg and dart molding at top, acanthus leaves at sides, and gadrooning at lower edge. Sideboard is supported by four widely spaced front legs and straight rear legs. Curved front legs have relief carved fruit and foliage motifs; scrolled top; and large paw feet. Legs rest on two solid bases with a carved molded upper edge. Handwritten in red is "7538."

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 x 10 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.002.004.001

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