"Cabinet of Pickled Pine"

Description

Design drawing titled "Cabinet of Pickled Pine" rendered in watercolor and pencil on board. Perspective view is shown. Drawing depicts Chippendale-style china cabinet with broken pitched pediment; central plinth with carved anthemion; molded cornice; recessed upper case with fluted pilasters on each side; carved rosette at top of each pilaster; right-hinged door with two glass inserts with ogee-shaped framing; interior with blue paint and three shelves; lower case with overhanging molded top; one shallow drawer above cabinet with two side-hinged doors; molded base; two bail handles with bat-wing plates on drawer; brass escutcheon and key on each cabinet door. Title, dimensions and "Model 2905" are handwritten on drawing. Embossed at lower left corner is: "Irving and Casson / A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston - New York."

Details

Descriptive Terms

china cabinets
cabinets (case furniture)
Chippendale
renderings (drawings)
perspective views
design drawings

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (13 7/8 x 10 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.001.002.001.005

Record Details

Originator

Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
perspective views
design drawings

Description Level

Item

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