"Scheme for Colored Ornament on Marble Door Trim"

Description

Design drawing titled "Scheme for Colored Ornament on Marble Door Trim" rendered in watercolor and pencil. Front view is shown. Drawing depicts a marble doorway which has a flat cornice with egg-and-dart molding; upper frieze with egg-and-dart molding; lower frieze with row of rosetttes and bottom Greek key band; and fluted Ionic columns on a stepped base flanking each side of door. Contrasting red and green colors are shown on moldings, Greek key banding, column capitals and column bases. Wall is green and has a deep marble baseboard. Title and scale are handprinted at bottom. Lower edge is emobssed with " Return to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass."

Details

Descriptive Terms

doorways
Ionic order
columns (architectural elements)
renderings (drawings)
perspective views
design drawings

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (13 1/2 x 18 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.001.001.002.008

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
perspective views
design drawings

Description Level

Item