"Three Fold Screen of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Three Fold Screen of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Folding screen has three panels, each of which has rectangular frame with shaped arched crest rail; anthemions, bellflowers and scrolls below arch; central panel with molded interior edge; lower section with rosettes and foliate motifs; and short turned feet. Title, design notes, "Mrs. Lasigi" and "May 25, 1903" 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 8 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.007.021.002

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