Cheval Glass

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Cheval glass has two round columnar stiles with turned ovoid finials, turned vasiform upper section, carved foliate ornament, and reeded lower section; trestle-style base; low reverse curved legs with scrolled toes; and casters. Moveable full-length oval mirror has high double-arched crest and inlay stringing around perimeter.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cheval glasses
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 3/8 x 4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.035.005

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