"Dining Room Mantel of Pine for J. G. Cannon"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1907-05-25

GUSN

GUSN-303008

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Description

Design drawing titled "Dining Room Mantel of Pine for J. G. Cannon" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and partial top views are shown. The drawing depicts a Classical Revival-style mantel which has a frieze with carved Neoclassical ornamentation including fluting and swags; tapered fluted columns on each side; and fluting around fireplace opening.. Title, dimensions and design notes are handwritten in pencil. Also handwritten are "N.Y. Order 7688," "Made for W. A. Read N.Y. 8462 - Fact. 29567," and "Drawn from old detail 25th May 1907."

Details

Descriptive Terms

mantels
fireplaces
Classical Revival (European revival style)
Neoclassical
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil on trace (10 x 10 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.017.002.001

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item