Cheval Screen

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Cheval screen has rectangular screen frame with gadrooned edge; broken scroll pediment with carved scrolls and rosettes at top; carved or inlaid foliate motifs on pediment; and central urn finial on a plinth. Screen is held by two columnar poles with pineapple finials; poles rest on a trestle base with center geometric motifs, cabriole legs and slipper feet. Dimensions are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

screens (furniture)
cheval fire screens
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 3/8 x 4 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.007.018.003

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