Folding Screen

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Folding screen has four panels, each of which has rectangular frame with shaped arched crest rail; fabric or leather covering and rectangular glass panels below each arch; single row of metal tacks along all edges; and metal tacks arranged to form decorative motifs including central cartouche surrounded by scrolling garlands above glass panels and three panels with Romanesque arches below each pane of glass. "Prudential Ins. Co. Pres. Office N. Y. O. 14480" and "2211 / 41310" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

screens (furniture)
folding screens
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.007.020.002

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