"Cheval Glass of Sabricue"

Description

Design drawing titled "Cheval Glass of Sabricue" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Cheval glass has two short stiles with molded edges and carved foliate scrolls at top; trestle-style base; stretcher and sides with scrolled profile and central medallions containing carved foliate ornaments; low curved legs with carved knees and volutes at end; turned feet; and casters. Moveable full-length rectangular mirror has gently curved top; carved crest rail with central medallion and scrolled ears. Title, design notes, "11507," "March 2 - 1907 / J. B. W." and "Made for Mr. Taylor New York 5654" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cheval glasses
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.033.001

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