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"China Cabinet of French Walnut and Gold"

CC010.001.001.006.001 (RS213833)

Description

Design drawing titled "China Cabinet of French Walnut and Gold" rendered in pencil on trace. Four views include front, side, top and plan of shelf are provided. Cabinet has one case section and a lower shelf supported by four tapered square legs terminating in block feet. Rectangular case has conforming overhanging top with molded edge; cornice with carved central ornament; a narrow door on each side of two wider central doors that project slightly. Side door muntins form diamond motifs; central door muntins form octagonal motifs. Door frames, legs and shelf edge have carved ornamentation. Lower shelf has repeating curved front. Title, dimensions and customer name "E. R. Pierce" are handwritten on drawing.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (9 x 9 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
9x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
293958
Reference Code
CC010.001.001.006.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
cabinets (case furniture)
case furniture
china cabinets
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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