"Cabinet of Dark Oak in Main Hall"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1904-1906, undated

GUSN

GUSN-294123

Description

Design drawing titled "Cabinet of Dark Oak in Main Hall" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Renaissance Revival cabinet on stand has rectangular upper case. Case has overhanging top with molded edge; carved ornaments on the frieze; two columns on either side of a central panel. Center panel has a carved oval cartouche in the middle surrounded by scrolling strapwork and is inscribed: "Anno Domini 1904[6]." Upper case sits on a stand with a carved frieze; two columns on each side in the front and two rectangular back legs; bottom shelf; and scrolled feet. Title, design notes and "Geo. Eastman" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cabinets (case furniture)
case furniture
Renaissance Revival
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 1/2 x 8 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.001.007.003

Date Notes

Date inscribed on cartouche is either 1904 or 1906.

Places

Rochester (Monroe county, New York state)

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Other People

Eastman, George, 1854-1932

Description Level

Item