"Chippendale Cabinet of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1905-01-17

GUSN

GUSN-293904

Description

Design drawing titled "Chippendale Cabinet of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; detail of shelf is also provided. Chippendale-style cabinet has upper case and lower shelf supported by four square tapering legs terminating in block feet. Rectangular upper case has an overhanging top; glass sides; and two front doors with muntins forming large central octagons. Lower shelf has curved front and a pierced rail on back and sides. Title, measurements, design notes, "For Mrs. H. H. Fay" and "Det. Jan. 17, 1905" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cabinets (case furniture)
case furniture
Chippendale
cabinets on stands
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 1/2 x 8 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.001.004.001

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