"Cheval Glass"

Description

Design drawing titled "Cheval Glass" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and partial side views are shown. Empire-style cheval glass has two square post stiles with urn finials and carved ornaments; trestle-style base; low curved legs with acanthus-carved knees and volutes at end; turned feet; and casters. Moveable full-length rectangular mirror has arched crest wtith carved wreath and garland at center. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cheval glasses
mirrors
Empire (style)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 7/8 x 6 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.033.003

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