Case Furniture

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-311010

Description

This file consists of 21 drawings rendered in pencil on trace. Drawings depict case furniture manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, or their successor Irving and Casson - A H. Davenport Co. Some drawings are more developed and contain information such as measurements; other drawings are very rough sketches. Types of furnishings shown include chests, commodes, bookcases and bookstands. One customer name - Mercantile Library Association (Boston, MA) - was noted. One magazine clipping with an image of a circular bookcase table is also included.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests (case furniture)
cabinets (case furniture)
chests of drawers
bookcases
bookstands
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 folder containing 21 pencil drawings on trace

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.002.001

Record Details

Originator

Probably A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries)
Possibly Irving & Casson
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co.

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

File