"Lacquered Cabinet, Queen Anne Style"

Description

Design drawing titled "Lacquered Cabinet Queen Anne Style" rendered in watercolor and pencil on board. Perspective view is shown. Queen Anne-style cabinet has recessed upper section with a curved and scrolling pediment; two glass-front arched doors; and three interior shelves. Lower section has sharply edged serpentine front; four drawers with two bail handles and one key escutcheon on each; quarter-column at each side; a gently curved skirt; and bracket feet. Entire surface is covered with blue-green lacquer and gilt decorative motifs. Title and "Irving & Casson / A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston & New York" are handprinted on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cabinets (case furniture)
china cabinets
lacquer (coating)
Queen Anne Style
renderings (drawings)
perspective views
design drawings

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (18 x 12 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.001.002.001.011

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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