"China Cabinet of Oak "B" for Mrs. Willett"


Design drawing titled "China Cabinet of Oak "B" for Mrs. Willett" with two views. Front view is rendered in watercolor and pencil on board; top view is in pencil only. Chippendale-style corner cabinet with canted corners has flat top with molded edge; dentil molding on cornice; top section with glass door; door muntins forming geometric shapes; three interior shelves; carved bell flowers at top of each side of door frame; cabinet in lower section with recessed front panel; carved molding on panel edges; carved central daimond-shaped medallion enclosing a foliate motif; and base with molded rim. Title, and design notes are handwritten on drawing. Stamped at lower left corner is: "To Be Returned To / A. H. Davenport. / 95 Washington St. / Boston, Mass."


Descriptive Terms

china cabinets
cabinets (case furniture)
corner cabinets
renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (14 3/4 x 10 3/8 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


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Record Details


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

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Description Level