"Garden Wall of Stucco and Chinese Tiles"

Description

Design drawing titled "Garden Wall of Stucco and Chinese Tiles" rendered in watercolor. Drawing depicts a portion of a garden with a stepped stucco wall behind a flower bed and grass lawn with trees in the background. Each section of the wall has eight aqua tiles with a Chinese-inspired interlaced motif arranged in a large rectangle inset. End of wall has large ovoid planter atop square stucco pedestal. Title, scale and "By The A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston and New York" are handwritten on the drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

gardens
walled gardens
stucco
ceramic tile
renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (10 5/8 x 16 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.001.001.001.008

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Description Level

Item