"Mirror of Mahogany and Gold"

Description

Design drawing titled "Mirror of Mahogany and Gold" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular mirror frame has broken scroll pediment with ornately carved scrolls; central plinth with finial in form of eagle with outstretched wings; carved molding around perimeter of frame; additional carved foliate ornamentation on sides of frame; and shaped curved bottom. Title, design notes and "G. C. Converse" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mirrors
wall mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil and colored pencil (6 1/2 x 4 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.007.012.004

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