Folding Screen

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Folding screen has three panels, each of which has rectangular frame with domed crest rail; four columnar supports with turned finials and carved acanthus leaves at bottom; casters; fabric or leather covering with single row of metal tacks along all edges and forming a three by four grid on screen; and metal tacks forming a fanlight-like motif within arches at top. "12317" is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

screens (furniture)
folding screens
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.007.020.001

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