Sideboard with Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in watercolor and pencil and depicting a mirror and sideboard. Front elevation is shown. Octagonal mirror has a wide frame with egg-and-dart molding on exterior edge; gilded scrolls at corners of frame; and gilded molding on interior edge of frame. Handwritten below is mirror is "21395." Renaissance Revival rectangular sideboard has overhanging top with molded edge; one tier of three shallow drawers; back panel and two freestanding front legs extending to stepped molded base. Sideboard has extensive carving including: fluted fronts with foliage on side drawers; foliage on center drawer; corners with protruding Flemish scrolls on each end of drawer tier; fruit, foliage and scrolled feet on front legs; and head of mythologcal figure on knees of legs. Side drawers have bail handles; center drawer has drop pendant handle. Pencil outline of wall and side views of top of leg are very faintly visible. Board has tears and losses on all corners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mirrors
wall mirrors
sideboards (furniture)
Renaissance Revival
renderings (drawings)
interior elevations
design drawings

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (18 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.001.001.003.004

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
interior elevations
design drawings

Description Level

Item