"Sideboard of Mahogany M. W. Acheson"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-294402

Description

Design drawing titled "Sideboard of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and top views are shown. Empire-style rectangular sideboard has two side cabinets flanked by fluted pilasters; lower central bowfront cabinet with two doors; splashboard; feet with carved cup-and-ring turning; and adjustable interior shelves.Title, dimensions, design notes, "M. W. Acheson" and "47610" are handprinted in pencil. Also written in red is "3650."

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.002.010.002

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