Pencil Drawing -- Bookcase

Description

Untitled sketch rendered in pencil of a bookcase against a wall with wainscotting and with a patterned carpet in front. Front view is shown. Rectangular bookcase has flat overhanging top with molded cornice; rounded frieze; one open tier at top supported in front by three turned columns; two rectangular cupboard doors in middle with recessed carved panels; open shelf below cupboard with shaped brackets at top corners; three open shelves flanking each side of central cupboard; and solid strepped base. Handwritten on drawing are "E. A. S." and "5 fe."

Details

Descriptive Terms

bookcases
bookshelves
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 7/8 x 11 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1995-10-24

Reference Code

CC011.002.008

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