Watercolor -- "Screen"

Description

Design drawing titled "Screen" rendered in watercolor and pencil. Front view is shown. Classical Revival-style fire screen has rectangular wood frame with carved molding, carved rosettes at corners, and carved foliate ornament at center top; legs carved with acanthus leaves; and scrolled feet. Screen frame and legs have gilded or painted trim. Screen has fabric or embroidered surface with Neoclassical-style motifs including foliate garlands and swags, baskets of flowers, and an oval cartouche. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

screens (furniture)
fire screens (furniture)
Classical Revival (European revival style)
Neoclassical
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (8 3/4 x 7 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2013

Reference Code

CC011.010.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
renderings (drawings)

Description Level

Item