"Piano Bench of Satinwood & Inlay"

Description

Design drawing titled "Piano Bench of Satinwood & Inlay" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Empire-style rectangular bench has upholstered cushion; tall flared sides with carved volutes at top ends and carved stiles; straight apron; four tapered square reeded legs with carved turning at top; and spade feet. Extensive inlay ornamentation includes; garlands and swags on apron; diamonds on corner blocks of apron; and large elaborate anthemions within circular scrolled frame on sides. Title, design notes, "For Mrs. Mrs. J. G. Moore N. Y. 13653 N. Y. 7744," "April - 8 - 1907 / J. B. W." and "11609" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

benches (furniture)
piano benches
Empire (style)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (4 5/8 x 5 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.007.004.003

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