"China Cabinet of French Walnut and Gold"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-293958

Description

Design drawing titled "China Cabinet of French Walnut and Gold" rendered in pencil on trace. Four views include front, side, top and plan of shelf are provided. Cabinet has one case section and a lower shelf supported by four tapered square legs terminating in block feet. Rectangular case has conforming overhanging top with molded edge; cornice with carved central ornament; a narrow door on each side of two wider central doors that project slightly. Side door muntins form diamond motifs; central door muntins form octagonal motifs. Door frames, legs and shelf edge have carved ornamentation. Lower shelf has repeating curved front. Title, dimensions and customer name "E. R. Pierce" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cabinets (case furniture)
china cabinets
case furniture
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 x 9 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.001.006.001

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