"Mahogany Bench"

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany Bench" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Neoclassical-style rectangular bench has upholstered seat cushion with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight apron with inlaid or carved central geometric and foliate motifs; corner blocks with inlaid or carved rosettes; and four tapered reeded round legs with carved turning at top and carved foliage above cylindrical feet. Title, design notes, "Mrs. Bartlett 15925" and "11931" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

benches (furniture)
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (4 1/8 x 5 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.007.006.004

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