"Bench in Hall of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bench in Hall of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular bench has low flaring arms with rounded tops and carved rosetttes at ends; upholstered seat and arms with single row of metal tacks along edges; straight apron with carved rosettes in blocks above legs; eight legs with ring turnings above and ovid turnings below tapered round reeded section; and cylindrical feet. Title, "Two Like This / George Eastman" and "5058" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

benches (furniture)
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.007.007.002

Date Notes

Date range around construction date of George Eastman house.

Places

Rochester (Monroe county, New York state)

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Other People

Eastman, George, 1854-1932

Description Level

Item