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"Cabinet Mahogany and Lacquer"

CC011.001.001.002.001.004 (RS209386)

Description

Design drawing titled"Cabinet Mahogany & Lacquer" rendered in watercolor and pencil. Perspective view is shown. Drawing depicts Chinese Chippendale-style cabinet with two parts. Upper section is recessed from lower section and has a broken arch pediment; molded cornice; and two side-hinged doors, each with four strap hinges. Upper section is covered with blue lacquer and has extensive painted Asian motifs including a scene on the upper case doors with a pagoda and flowering tree branch. Lower cabinet has an overhanging top with molded gadrooned edge; two side-hinged doors with rectangular panels of burled wood; solid base with egg-and-dart molding on top edge. TItle and dimensions are handwritten in pencil. Embossed at lower left edge is: "Irving and Casson / A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston - New York."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1914-1973, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (12 1/2 x 9 inches)
Dimensions
12 1/2x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303698
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.002.001.004

Record details

Originator
Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
Chinese Chippendale
cabinets (case furniture)
Material Type
design drawings
perspective views
renderings (drawings)

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