"Satinwood Cabinet"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-294192

Description

Design drawing titled "Satinwood Cabinet" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and top views are shown. Rectangular cabinet has two sections and sits on four bracket feet. Top section is recessed and has overhanging top with molded edge; two doors with glass inserts; inlaid or carved motifs on frieze and door perimeters; and molded bottom edge. Interior of top section has three glass shelves. Lower section has two doors with inlaid or painted Neoclassical motifs including swags and garlands surrounding large ovals containing figures in classical clothing, and shields with horns and swords. Title and dimensions are handprinted in pencil below drawing. Also handwritten in red is "11273."

Details

Descriptive Terms

cabinets (case furniture)
case furniture
Neoclassical
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 x 7 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.001.017.002

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item