"3 Fold Screen of Teak"

Description

Design drawing titled "3 Fold Screen of Teak" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Folding screen has three panels, only one of which is fully drawn. Each rectangular section has border with molded rim and elaborately carved foliate motifs; large Rococo-style foliage and shell carving at top; and lower section with carved shell and foliage framed by scrolling elements. Base of each panel has bracket feet. Title, design notes and "for F. R. Sears Esq. / Dec. 2, 1912 / 14296" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

screens (furniture)
folding screens
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 x 7 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.007.021.001

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