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"Cabinet of Dark Oak in Main Hall"

CC010.001.001.007.003 (RS213859)

Description

Design drawing titled "Cabinet of Dark Oak in Main Hall" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Renaissance Revival cabinet on stand has rectangular upper case. Case has overhanging top with molded edge; carved ornaments on the frieze; two columns on either side of a central panel. Center panel has a carved oval cartouche in the middle surrounded by scrolling strapwork and is inscribed: "Anno Domini 1904[6]." Upper case sits on a stand with a carved frieze; two columns on each side in the front and two rectangular back legs; bottom shelf; and scrolled feet. Title, design notes and "Geo. Eastman" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1904-1906, undated
Date Notes
Date inscribed on cartouche is either 1904 or 1906.
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (10 1/2 x 8 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
10 1/2x 8 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
294123
Reference Code
CC010.001.001.007.003

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Other People
Eastman, George, 1854-1932
Descriptive Terms
Renaissance Revival
cabinets (case furniture)
case furniture
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Places
Rochester (Monroe county, New York state)
Places (Buildings)
George Eastman House (Rochester, NY)

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