Other

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-311021

Description

This file consists of 47 drawings rendered in pencil on trace. Drawings depict a variety of furnishings 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 depicted include flower boxes and stands, pianos, desk accessories such as paper cases and pen holders, globes and stands, radiator covers and screens. Three customer names were noted: Chicago Club (Chicago, IL); Duquesne Club (Pittsburgh, PA); and Knickerbocker Trust Co. (New York, NY).

Details

Descriptive Terms

plant stands
planters (containers)
globes (cartographic spheres)
screens (furniture)
cheval fire screens
folding screens
pen trays
containers for writing equipment
pianos
gates
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 folders containing 47 pencil drawings on trace

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.002.003

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

File