Window Elevation

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in watercolor and pencil. Front elevation is shown. Drawing depicts an interior wall with coffered wood panels surrounding a central ceiling-to-floor leaded glass bay window. Central portion of bay window has three columns of three tall slender windows; canted sides of bay window each have one column of three windows. Lead muntins in windows form tall lozenge shapes. Each window in central row of windows has a stained glass medallion enclosing a coat of arms within a circle. A square half-column carved with cartouches, medallions and strapwork atop a a paneled base flanks either side of the bay window. The wall has a carved crown molding; a portion of the ceiling border is also visible. Drawing is embossed at lower edge: "Return to A. H. Davenport / Washington Street / Boston, Mass." Drawing is affixed to a hinged cardboard mat. Same room is depicted in CC011.001.001.001.002.006 and CC011.001.001.001.002.007.

Details

Descriptive Terms

interior design
woodwork
coffers (ceiling components)
leaded lights
stained glass (visual works)
draperies (curtains)
bay windows
strapwork
Renaissance Revival
renderings (drawings)
interior elevations
design drawings

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (12 x 18 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.001.001.002.005

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
interior elevations
design drawings

Description Level

Item

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