"Bedroom Set of Mahogany and Fiddleback Maple"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bed Room Set of Mahogany & Fiddleback Maple" rendered in pencil and watercolor. Perspective view is shown. Drawing depicts a bed, nightstand, dressing table and mirror, low chest of drawers and mirror. Bed has curved headboard; footboard with canted corners; tapered feet with cuffs; and veneer trim on headboard and footboard. Rectangular nightstand has overhanging top; one drawer with two pulls and shelf below; curved apron; and tapered turned legs with rings at top and at cuffs. Neoclassical Sheraton-style rectangular dressing table has canted front corners; one tier of two drawers around a center panel; tapered square legs with string inlay; C-stretcher; and veneer trim on drawers and center panel. Arched mirror above dressing table has muntins and three star motifs. Neoclassical Sheraton-style rectangular chest has overhanging top with canted front corners; three tiers with five drawers; shaped apron; French feet; and veneer trim on front. Rectangular mirror above chest has wood frame with molded cornice; frieze with carved or inlaid garland and swag ornaments. Title, dimensions and model numbers are handprinted in pencil. Reverse side has penciled notes on model numbers and prices as follows: "4758 Bed = $90 / 4136 Bureau = $147 / 7179 Bureau mirror = $35 / Dressing table 100 / Mirror over dressing table 125 / Bed side table 48.00." Blind stamped in lower left corner is: "Irving and Casson / A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston - New York."

Details

Descriptive Terms

mirrors
wall mirrors
chests (case furniture)
chests of drawers
dressing tables
beds (furniture)
night tables
bedrooms
Sheraton
Neoclassical
design drawings
renderings (drawings)
perspective views

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (12 5/8 x 18 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.001.005.001.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
renderings (drawings)
perspective views

Description Level

Item