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"Music Cabinet of Mahogany and Painted Decoration"

CC010.001.001.011.003 (RS213824)

Description

Design drawing titled "Music Cabinet of Mahogany and Painted Decoration" rendered in pencil on trace. Front, side and interior views are shown. Neoclassical-style rectangular cabinet has overhanging top with egg-and-dart molded edge and dentil molding; tall rectangular case with one door; and four tapered legs terminating in spade feet. Cabinet door has painted decorative elements including: a vertical series ovals, swags and garlands. The cabinet interior has four sliding trays and four adjustable shelves. Title, design notes, "For H. B. Day" and "Det. Dec. 17 - 1904 K" are handwritten in pencil.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1904-12-17
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (5 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
5 1/2x 9 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
294143
Reference Code
CC010.001.001.011.003

Record details

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

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