"Cabinet of Tray Drawers in Library of Oak"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1907-02-11

GUSN

GUSN-294210

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Description

Design drawing titled "Cabinet of Tray Drawers in Library of Oak" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Renaissance Revival low cabinet has overhanging top with gadrooned edge; carved frieze with "N.B.R. - 1907" inscribed in center rectangle; two doors with carved central round medallions and carved borders on recessed panels; carved half columns on sides and between doors; large molded base with gadrooned edge; recessed panels on side; and four hairy paw feet. Central medallions on doors have have carved portraits. Interior has six tray drawers. Title and dimensions are handwritten in pencil. Also handwritten are "Sent to factory Feb-11-1907 J.B.W." and the customer name "N.B. Ream Esq." Handwritten in red is "11461."

Details

Descriptive Terms

cabinets (case furniture)
case furniture
chests (case furniture)
Renaissance Revival
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (12 x 14 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.001.018.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item