"Sideboard of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Sideboard of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front, side and top views are shown. Classical Revival-style rectangular sideboard has tall splashboard with cornice and ram's head carved in relief at center; carved cornucopia with fruit at each end of splashboard; overhanging top; upper tier with two drawers with round pulls; lion's heads carved in relief at each end; central carved rosette with swags. Lower section has elaborately carved scrolled column at each side with fluting and paw feet; central storage compartment with two doors. Solid base with molded edge. Title, dimensions, design notes, and "for Frederick Robinson" are handprinted in pencil. Also handwritten is "April 11 - 1907 J.B.W." Handwritten in red is "11618."

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 7/8 x 13 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.002.007.002

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