Bombe Bookcase #4229 / 54354

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1913-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-314518

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Description

Black-and-white photograph of a bookcase. Chippendale bombé bookcase-on-chest has upper cabinet with two narrow recessed sections flanking a larger center section; Top of chest has fretwork; finials at each end; and center finial between c-shaped scrolls. Upper case has muntins forming arches on the the central door and geometric motifs on the side doors. Upper case sits on a molded rim above a lower bombé chest. Bombé chest has two central drawers flanked by a door on each side.Side doors have rocaille carving forming a rectangle. Lower chest has a straight skirt with gadrooning and a carved center drop scroll. Two acanthus-scroll feet are shown. Handwritten notes on page include wood type and A. H. Davenport Co. detail number 4229. The number 54354 is also present and may be an order number.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Array
(
    [0] => library bookcases
    [1] => bookcases
    [2] => bombé
    [3] => Chippendale
    [4] => photographs
    [5] => black-and-white photographs
)
library bookcases
bookcases
bombé
Chippendale
photographs
black-and-white photographs

Physical Description

1 black-and-white photograph (7 3/16 x 9 3/16 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.005.187

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

photographs
black-and-white photographs

Description Level

Item

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