"Sideboard of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-294431

Description

Design drawing titled "Sideboard of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Classical Revival-style rectangular sideboard has straight splashboard with carved Prince of Wales feather finials at each end; top with molded edge; tier of three drawers separated by carved rosettes; and lower tier of two cabinets separated by a void under center drawer. Cabinets are flanked by scrolled pilasters with ornate relief carving of acanthus leaves and scrolling foliage terminating in large paw feet. Cabinets sit on solid bases with molded top edges. Branch veneer is used on splashboard, drawer fronts and cabinet doors. Title, dimensions and design notes are handprinted in pencil. Also written in red is "13933."

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.002.013.001

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