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"Cabinet of Mahogany"

CC011.001.001.002.001.001 (RS209378)

Description

Design drawing with two views titled "Cabinet of Mahogany." Front view of a cabinet on stand is rendered in pencil and watercolor; plan of top is in pencil only. Chinese Chippendale-style cabinet on stand has a central projecting section flanked by two shorter receding sections. Side sections are topped by a pierced fretwork gallery and have glass doors with muntins forming lozenge shapes. Central section has a pierced fretwork and pagoda-shaped pediment. The glass door on the central section has one horizontal and two vertical muntins topped by curved muntins forming a pagoda shape. The cabinet is supported by straight legs terminating in block feet. Lower skirt and legs have a pierced fretwork design. The title and scale are handprinted on the drawing. Embossed on the lower left corner is: "Return to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 150 Madison Ave. / New York."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (16 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
16 1/2x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303695
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.002.001.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
Chinese Chippendale
cabinets (case furniture)
cabinets on stands
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

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