"Scheme for Colored Ornament on Marble Door Trim"


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."


Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


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Record Details


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

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
perspective views
design drawings

Description Level