"Sideboard of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Sideboard of Mahogany for Mrs. Arthur Cabot" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and top views are shown. Empire-style rectangular sideboard has two cupboards separated by tier of two drawers and is open beneath drawers. Cupboards have ovolo front corners, fluted pilasters; tapered fluted round legs with rings at top and bottom. Splashboard with curved edge above drawers has central carved scroll motif. String inlay or carved outlining of splashboard, drawers, door panels. Title, dimensions, design notes and "for Mrs. Arthur Cabot" are handprinted in pencil. Also handwritten in pencil is "Sheraton."

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.002.017.002

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