"Sideboard of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Sideboard of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and top views are shown. Classical Revival-style rectangular sideboard has two tall cupboards separated by tier of two drawers. Cupboards have tops with molded edges; fluted pilasters; tapered cuffed round feet with carved rosettes at top; and adjustable interior shelves. High splashboard with curved edge is above center section. String inlay or carved outlining of splashboard, drawers, door panels. Title, dimensions, design notes and "for J. Malcolm Forbes" are handprinted in pencil. Also handwritten is "Also A. L. Hopkins Very Similar Nov. 28 - ? F.E.J."

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 x 11 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.002.008.002

Date Notes

J. Malcolm Forbes died February 19, 1904.

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