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"Dressing Cabinet - (Mahogany)"

CC010.001.001.008.001 (RS213811)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Cabinet - (Mahogany)" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; sketch of interior of upper cabinet is also provided. Neoclassical dressing cabinet has a recessed upper cabinet with two doors above one tier of two drawers; hinged surface on top of drawers that folds out; and fluted tapered legs. Horizontal oval tilting mirror flanked by S-shaped scrolled brackets is on top of cabinet. Cabinet doors have a carved or painted central motif of a basket of fruit with garlands. Interior of cabinet has four small drawers and eighteen pins for hanging neck ties. Title and notes on details of cabinet are handprinted in pencil. Handwritten in red is: "Det. #11698."

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 (10 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/4x 8 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
294125
Reference Code
CC010.001.001.008.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Federal
Neoclassical
Sheraton
cabinets (case furniture)
case furniture
dressing stands
gentlemen's dressing stands
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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