"Revised China Cabinet"

Description

Design drawing titled "Revised China Cabinet" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. China cabinet has two sections. Chippendale-style top has broken-arch pediment with three urn finials; two mirrored doors; three interior glass shelves; and mirror on back of interior. Top sits on a molded stepped rim atop a William and Mary-style lower section with one tier of three drawers with drop pulls; four cup and ring-turned legs terminating in ball feet; and stretchers. Title, design notes, and "for E. J.Grew Esq." are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten are "Det. Aug 29 - 1906 / J. P. H." and "Light Mhg. with Branch Veneer / Darker in Drawer Fronts."

Details

Descriptive Terms

case furniture
Chippendale
William and Mary
cabinets (case furniture)
china cabinets
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 1/4 x 5 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.001.005.002

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