"Sideboard of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Sideboard of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front, top and side views are shown. Empire-style rectangular sideboard has splashboard with concave curved corners and two recessed drawers with canted front corners at ends; plain frieze; two cabinets separated by a central void; and paneled sides. Cabinets are flanked by scrolled pilasters with relief carving of acanthus leaves and bellflowers, terminating in large paw feet. Cabinets sit on solid bases with molded top edges. Branch veneer used on frieze and cabinet doors; figured wood is used on splashboard and sides. Title, dimensions, design notes, "N. B. Ream" and "49829" are handprinted in pencil. Also written in red is "7630."

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 7/8 x 13 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.002.009.003

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

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