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"Cabinet of Oak, Two Like This"

CC011.001.001.002.001.012 (RS209379)

Description

Design drawing with two views titled "Cabinet of Oak (Two like This)"affixed to board. Front view is rendered in pencil and watercolor; side view is in pencil only. The lower portion of the Renaissance Revival cabinet has two paneled doors flanked by carved pilasters. Each cabinet door has a rectangular recessed panel above an octagonal recessed panel. The two rectangular panels are carved with "Anno 1908." The sides have rectangular recessed panels. The top portion of the cabinet is a shorter recessed area with two levels for displaying books; egg-and dart-carving on the top molding; and a supporting carved column at each end. The title, dimensions and "Assembly Room / Second Floor" are hand written on the drawing. Embossed at the lower right corner is "Return To / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass."

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 (12 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
12 3/4x 18 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303708
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.002.001.012

Record details

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

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