"Satinwood Piano Bench"

Description

Design drawing titled "Satinwood Piano Bench" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Empire-style rectangular low bench has bowed ends; upholstered cushion with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight apron with carved corner blocks and fluting; four tapered round reeded legs with carved foliage at top; and turned ovoid feet. Title, design notes, "For W. C. Whitney" and "11593" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.007.005.003

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