"Music Cabinet of Mahogany and Inlay"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1906-02-05

GUSN

GUSN-294151

Description

Design drawing with two views titled "Music Cabinet of Mahogany and Inlay." Front view is rendered in pencil and watercolor; top view is in pencil only. Neoclassical-style music cabinet has a rectangular case with brass gallery rail; overhanging top with molded edge; two doors; string inlay on doors and pilasters; and four tapered legs with brass cuffs. Doors have central inlaid decoration of a lyre-shaped motif encircled by a garland of foliage and a ribbon bow below. Interior has tray drawers. Title and notes on cabinet details are handprinted in pencil. Also printed in pencil are customer name "H. F. Lippett" and "Feb 5 - 1906."

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in watercolor and pencil (7 x 3 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.001.014.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
renderings (drawings)

Description Level

Item