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Window Elevation

Item Information

Title:
Window Elevation
Description:
Untitled design drawing rendered in watercolor and pencil. Front elevation is shown. Drawing depicts an interior wall with coffered wood panels surrounding a central ceiling-to-floor leaded glass bay window. Central portion of bay window has three columns of three tall slender windows; canted sides of bay window each have one column of three windows. Lead muntins in windows form tall lozenge shapes. Each window in central row of windows has a stained glass medallion enclosing a coat of arms within a circle. A square half-column carved with cartouches, medallions and strapwork atop a a paneled base flanks either side of the bay window. The wall has a carved crown molding; a portion of the ceiling border is also visible. Drawing is embossed at lower edge: "Return to A. H. Davenport / Washington Street / Boston, Mass." Drawing is affixed to a hinged cardboard mat. Same room is depicted in CC011.001.001.001.002.006 and CC011.001.001.001.002.007.
Designer:
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries)
Date:
1880–1914
Format:
Drawings/Illustrations
Genre:
renderings (drawings)
interior elevations
design drawings
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
CC011: Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Subjects:
interior design
woodwork
coffers (ceiling components)
leaded lights
stained glass (visual works)
draperies (curtains)
bay windows
strapwork
Renaissance Revival
Extent:
1 watercolor rendering (12 x 18 inches); Dimensions of cardboard mat : 12 in. x 18 in. (H x W); Dimensions of drawing: 10 3/8 in. x 13 1/4 in. (H x W)
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Identifier:
303651
Call #:
CC011.001.001.001.002.005