Overmantel Mirror #12355 and Mantel #3460

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1913-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-314560

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Description

Black-and-white photograph of overmantel mirror and fireplace mantel. Rectangular overmantel mirror frame has tri-partite design with wide center mirror and two narrower side mirrors; cornice with bead molding followed by molding with interlaced pattern; four fluted pilasters; molded base; and gilded surface. Mantel has flat top with molded edge; frieze with molded edges and carved palmettes and garlands; protruding sides with large scrolled tops carved with acanthus leaves followed by foliate garlands. Handwritten notes on page include dimensions, surface colors and A. H. Davenport Co. detail numbers 12355 (mirror) and 3460 (mantel).

Details

Descriptive Terms

overmantel mirrors
wall mirrors
mirrors
mantels
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

CC010.005.209

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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