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"China Cabinet of Oak "B" for Mrs. Willett"

CC011.001.001.002.001.009 (RS209384)

Description

Design drawing titled "China Cabinet of Oak "B" for Mrs. Willett" with two views. Front view is rendered in watercolor and pencil on board; top view is in pencil only. Chippendale-style corner cabinet with canted corners has flat top with molded edge; dentil molding on cornice; top section with glass door; door muntins forming geometric shapes; three interior shelves; carved bell flowers at top of each side of door frame; cabinet in lower section with recessed front panel; carved molding on panel edges; carved central daimond-shaped medallion enclosing a foliate motif; and base with molded rim. Title, and design notes are handwritten on drawing. Stamped at lower left corner is: "To Be Returned To / A. H. Davenport. / 95 Washington St. / Boston, Mass."

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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 (14 3/4 x 10 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 10 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303705
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.002.001.009

Record details

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

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