Folding Screen

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Folding screen has three parts, each of which has rectangular frame with molded sides and bottom rail; shaped crest rails of all three sections forming a single gentle arch with carved scrolls and rosettes and havinga a central foliate wreath; and four carved scroll brackets with peg toes supporting the screen. Handwritten on drawing is "Mrs. C. Mackay" which refers to Mrs. Clarence H. Mackay of Roslyn, NY.

Details

Descriptive Terms

screens (furniture)
folding screens
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 5/8 x 8 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.007.019.001

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