"Cabinet of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-293856

Description

Design drawing titled "Cabinet of Mahogany" in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown.. Neoclassical-style rectangular cabinet has overhanging top with inlay; cornice with carved ornaments including oval medallions, garlands, and urns; and side pilasters with carved bellflowers; two doors with inlaid border and carved central oval cartouche topped with a ribbon and bow motif; and short legs with carved acanthus leaves and terminating in ovoid feet. Title,design notes and "For Mrs. Green" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cabinets (case furniture)
case furniture
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 3/8 x 8 9/16 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.001.002.002

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item