"Gilded Cherry Music Bench"

Description

Design drawing titled "Gilded Cherry Music Bench" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular bench has overhanging top with serpentine shape on all sides and carved gadrooned edge; apron with shaped skirt and carved volutes and shells; four cabriole legs with carved bellflowers and scrolls; and scrolled toe peg feet. Title, design notes, "Made for Mrs. J. C. Hoagland N. Y. 11853," "Job 36527" and "11351" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

benches (furniture)
piano benches
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 x 6 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.007.003.001

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