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"Breakfront Cabinet of Knotty Pine"

CC011.001.001.002.001.008 (RS209374)

Description

Design drawing titled "Breakfront Cabinet of Knotty Pine" rendered in watercolor and pencil on board. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style cabinet has breakfront form; broken pitched pediment with central plinth; cornice with dentil molding; upper case with glass front doors on either side of two paneled doors; and muntions forming octagonal shapes on glass doors. Lower case has side cabinets with lion head-and-ring pulls; central section with drop-front writing surface above three drawers; two bail handles on each drawer; and conforming base with molded rim. Drop-front conceals six shallow drawers and five slots. Title and "Irving & Casson / A. H. Davenport Co." are handwritten on drawing.

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 (11 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
11 3/4x 8 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303704
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.002.001.008

Record details

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

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