"Sideboard of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Sideboard of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and partial side views are shown. Classical Revival-style rectangular sideboard has splashboard with carved foliate motifs on concave curved ends; overhanging top; tier of four drawers separated by carved rosettes; lower tier of two cabinets separated by a void under the two center drawers. Cabinets have two adjustable interior shelves each and are flanked by scrolled pilasters with relief carving of acanthus leaves, bows and foliage. Cabinets sit on solid bases with molded top edges. Branch veneer used on splashboard, drawer fronts and doors. Title, dimensions, design notes,"W. W. Farnum" and "48593" are handprinted in pencil. Also written in red is "7717."

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (4 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.002.009.001

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