"Flower Box of Mahogany"


Design drawing titled "Flower Box of Mahogany" with two views. Front view is rendered in watercolor and pencil; top view is in pencil only. Planter has rectangular open case with rounded edges; carved garlands and swags on corners; two metal interior liners fitted into case; four tapered fluted round legs with carved acanthus leaves at top; and turned cylindrical feet with cuffs. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing. Embossed in lower left corner is: "Return to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass."


Descriptive Terms

planters (containers)
renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (12 3/4 x 18 3/4 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)
design drawings

Description Level