"Carved & Gilded Screen"

Description

Design drawing titled "Carved & Gilded Screen" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; side view of legs is also provided. Rococo Revival-style cheval screen has rectangular frame with ornately carved serpentine borders with scrolls and foliate motifs; crest rail with large central Prince of Wales feather motif flanked by elaborate scrolls; low cabriole legs with acanthus leaf and scroll carving; and scroll toe feet with pegs. Title, design notes, "for Mr. R. S. Gould N. Y. Order No 11157" and "11715" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

screens (furniture)
cheval fire screens
Rococo Revival
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.007.018.005

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