"Cheval Glass"

Description

Design drawing titled "Cheval Glass" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Cheval glass has two plain columnar stiles with urn finials; trestle-style base; and two rectangular trestles with carved scrolled feet. Moveable full-length rectangular mirror has carved or inlaid ornaments including bellflowers and rosettes at corners and middle of sides. Some ornamentation may be brass. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cheval glasses
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 1/4 x 4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.033.005

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