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"Corner Cabinet in Parlor"

CC010.001.001.010.001 (RS213863)

Description

Design drawing titled "[Corn]er Cabinet in Parlor" rendered in ink. Perspective view is shown. Corner cabinet has two sections. Upper section has concave curved front with canted sides; conforming overhanging top with molded edge; fluted frieze; glass door; glass sides with curved muntins; and two interior shelves. Top is supported by two turned columns in front and by boards with c-shaped fluted brackets on sides. Lower section is a cupboard with canted corners; overhanging top with molded rim, and inlay decoration of Neoclassical motifs including swags, garlands, and an oval patera. Lower case is supported by three tapered legs terminating in spade feet. Left side of drawing has been cut off. Title, "Mahogany inlay" and "$225" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten within a cartouche is: "To Be Returned to A. H. Davenport 96-98 Washington St. Boston / Designed by Francis H. Bacon."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1884-1908, undated
Date Notes
Date range is based on dates that F.H. Bacon worked for company.
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in ink (9 1/8 x 4 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
9 1/8x 4 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
294130
Reference Code
CC010.001.001.010.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Designer)
Bacon, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1856-1940 (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Neoclassical
cabinets (case furniture)
case furniture
corner cabinets
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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