"Sideboard of Mahogany Inlaid"


Design drawing titled "Sideboard of Mahogany Inlaid" rendered in watercolor and pencil. Perspective view is shown. Drawing depicts Empire-style double pedestal sideboard having a central tier of two drawers with a narrow splash board and a rectangular pedestal at each end.. Drawer fronts have flame mahognay veneer; inlaid stringing and banding; bail handles and oval backplates. Pedestals have inwardly flaring tops; side-hinged cabinet doors with key escutcheons; base with molded edge; two flame mahogany panels on each pedestal; and extensive inlaid stringing and banding. Title and one dimension are handwritten on drawing. Blind stamped on lower left corner is "Irving and Casson / A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston - New York."


Descriptive Terms

pedestal end sideboards
sideboards (furniture)
Empire (style)
design drawings
renderings (drawings)
perspective views

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (12 1/2 x 18 1/2 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


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Record Details


Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)

Material Type

design drawings
renderings (drawings)
perspective views

Description Level