"Mantel for E. D. Godfrey Own Room"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-303015

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Description

Design drawing titled "Mantel for E. D. Godfrey Own Room" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. The drawing depicts a Classical Revival-style mantel which has a cornice with egg-and-dart molding; frieze with carved Neoclassical ornamentation including urns and scrolling garlands; and tapered fluted columns on each side. Title and dimensions are handwritten in pencil. Also handwritten are "19990 N.Y." and "3188."

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.017.004.002

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item