"Music Cabinet of Mahogany and Painted Decoration"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1904-12-17

GUSN

GUSN-294143

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Description

Design drawing titled "Music Cabinet of Mahogany and Painted Decoration" rendered in pencil on trace. Front, side and interior views are shown. Neoclassical-style rectangular cabinet has overhanging top with egg-and-dart molded edge and dentil molding; tall rectangular case with one door; and four tapered legs terminating in spade feet. Cabinet door has painted decorative elements including: a vertical series ovals, swags and garlands. The cabinet interior has four sliding trays and four adjustable shelves. Title, design notes, "For H. B. Day" and "Det. Dec. 17 - 1904 K" are handwritten in pencil.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cabinets (case furniture)
case furniture
music cabinets
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.001.011.003

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