"Sideboard of Mahogany and Inlay"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1903-10-16

GUSN

GUSN-294450

Description

Design drawing titled "Sideboard of Mahogany and Inlay" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular sideboard has tall splashboard with projecting shallow shelf with serpentine front at top supported by two Ionic-style columns. Case has serpentine front; tier of three drawers above tier of four cabinets with doors and two central drawers; and four cabriole legs with carved knees terminating in ball-and-claw feet. Drawers have round pulls; drawer fronts and cabinet doors have string inlay. Large cabinet doors have inlaid oval patarae that have been crossed out. Title and dimensions are handwritten in pencil. Also handwritten is customer name " Mrs. Peter Hayden" and "Oct. 16 ?17 - 1903." Right side of paper is cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sideboards (furniture)
Chippendale
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 5/8 x 8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.002.015.002

Date Notes

Date may be 1903-10-17.

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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