"Cheval Glass"

Description

Design drawing titled "Cheval Glass" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Cheval glass has two columnar stiles with urn finials and brass caps; trestle-style base; stretcher with carved or brass palmettes; two rectangular trestles with two feet carved with scrolls and animal heads; and casters. Moveable full-length rectangular mirror has carved or brass ornaments including bellflowers and rosettes around frame. Title and one design note are handwritten on drawing; however, title is partially cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cheval glasses
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 x 4 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.033.004

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