"Music Cabinet of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1906-12-07

GUSN

GUSN-294148

Description

Design drawing titled "Music Cabinet of Mahogany." Front, side and top views are shown. Front view is rendered in watercolor and pencil; side and top views are in pencil only. Queen Anne-style rectangular music cabinet has two sections. Top section has overhanging top with molded rim; two doors with glass inserts and muntins forming central rectangle; and molded base. Interior of upper case has four shelves and silk lining glass inserts. Lower case has three drawers with veneer fronts and drop pulls in a one-over-two arrangement; apron with straight sides and arched center separating the bottom two drawers; and cabriole legs with carved knees and slipper feet. Title and dimension are hand printed in pencil. Also in pencil are "Det. 7 Dec - 1906" and customer name "T. E. Proctor."

Details

Descriptive Terms

cabinets (case furniture)
case furniture
music cabinets
Queen Anne Style
renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in watercolor and pencil (7 1/2 x 11 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.001.013.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Description Level

Item