Sideboard

Description

Untitled design drawing of a sideboard rendered in pencil on trace. Front view and partial outline of top are shown. Empire-style sideboard has two cabinets projecting on either side of recessed central section; overhanging top with molded edge; and splashboard with carved panel in center and shallow drawer with concave curved sides at each side. Cabinets have one drawer with bail handle above cabinet door; canted front corners with carved or inlaid pilasters and projecting scroll capitals; and octagon-shaped door panels with four rosettes at corners. Center section has drawer with two bail handles. Solid base with molded top edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sideboards (furniture)
Empire (style)
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

CC010.001.002.015.001

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Possibly Bacon, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1856-1940 (Designer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item

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