"Cabinet of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1907-02-06

GUSN

GUSN-294186

Description

Design drawing titled "Cabinet of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and top views are shown. Neoclassical-style rectangular cabinet has three sections with central section flanked on each side by a narrower recessed section. Cabinet has overhanging top with carved molded edge and pilasters at each side with carved ornament at top. Side sections have arched panels on doors; three interior shelves; and keyhole escutcheons. Center section has two doors with keyhole escutcheons on the right door. Upper portions of center doors have glass inserts with muntins forming a geometric pattern. Cabinet has a solid base with a molded top edge. Title, dimensions and "11456" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten are: "Made for Robert Winsor," "Feb. 6 - 1907 J.B.W." and "F.H.B. det."

Details

Descriptive Terms

cabinets (case furniture)
case furniture
Neoclassical
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 x 7 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.001.017.001

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Probably Bacon, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1856-1940 (Designer)

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item