Pencil Drawing -- Bookcase

Description

Untitled sketch rendered in pencil of a bookcase. Front and side views are shown. Rectangular bookcase has flat overhanging top with molded cornice; plain frieze; thee shelves; two glass-paned doors enclosing middle section with open shelves on either side; two recessed rectangular panels on sides; molded bottom edge; rectangular rear feet; and four turned bulb-shaped front feet. Handwritten on drawing but only faintly visible is the following notation: "150 / Mr. P[?] / Ch[?] / Mahogany."

Details

Descriptive Terms

bookcases
bookshelves
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 x 11 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1995-10-24

Reference Code

CC011.002.007

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item