"Prudential Insurance Company Public Space"

Collection Type

  • Institutional records

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-303553

Description

Design drawing titled "Prudential Insurance Company Public Space" depicting a settle rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Renaissance Revival-style settle has rectangular back with carved letter "P" within a central carved foliate medallion; curved side panels which form scrolled arms with acanthus leaf carving; rectangular seat; straight front apron with carved egg-and-dart molding; curved side aprons with carved scrolls, rosettes and drop pendant of fruit; and four large cabriole legs with carved acanthus leaves and terminating in paw feet. Title, "New York Order #15462" and "5998 / 43000" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

settles
Renaissance Revival
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/8 x 10 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.032.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item