Easel

Description

Sketch rendered in pencil on trace depicting an easel or display stand for a painting. Perspective view is shown. Tall triangular tapered pole with a pineapple finial rests on a triangular base with bun feet. A C-shaped ledge with scalloped edge and curved bracket below supports a framed painting resting on the pole. Top of pole has bellflower ornamentation; ledge and bracket have egg-and-dart molding.

Details

Descriptive Terms

easels
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil on trace (7 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.015.001.001

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