Cheval Glass

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Cheval glass has two curved stiles with carved foliate scrolls at tops; plinth with curved sides, carved scrolls and foliage; quadrangular base; four reverse curve legs with brass caps; and casters. Moveable full-length shield-shaped mirror has carved crest rail with foliate motifs at ears and a central Rococo cartouche.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cheval glasses
mirrors
Rococo Revival
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 x 4 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.033.002

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