Window and Wall Elevation

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in watercolor and pencil. Front elevation is shown. Drawing depicts an interior wall with coffered wood panels surrounding three slender columns of leaded glass windows arranged in three tiers. Lead muntins in windows form tall lozenge shapes. Each window in central row 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; another column is on left side. 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 / 150 Madison Ave. / New York." Drawing is affixed to a hinged cardboard mat. Same room is depicted in CC011.001.001.001.002.005 and CC011.001.001.001.002.007.

Details

Descriptive Terms

interior design
coffers (ceiling components)
leaded lights
stained glass (visual works)
draperies (curtains)
Renaissance Revival
strapwork
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

CC011.001.001.001.002.007

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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