Cheval Glass

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Front and side views are shown. Neoclassical-style cheval glass has two tapered reeded stiles with urn finials atop rosette carved blocks and carved acanthus leaves at the bottom; trestle-style base; low curved legs with foliate carving, scrolls and volutes; and turned feet. Moveable full-length rectangular mirror has arched top with carved wreath and ribbon ornament at top; carved rosettes at corners; and molded rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cheval glasses
mirrors
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (8 x 8 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.032.002

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item