Pencil Drawing -- China Cupboard


Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil of a cupboard. Front view is shown. Cupboard has upper case with flat overhanging top; molded edge and cornice; plain frieze; fluted pilasters; three doors with inset glass panels; and three interior shelves. Backboard below upper case has two recessed rectangular panels. Upper case is also supported by two front columns with spiral vasiform turnings. Lower cabinet has molded top edge with carved gadrooning; two doors with rectangular recessed panels and ring pulls; reeded pilasters; base with straight skirt and bracket feet. Handwritten on drawing is "3/4 scale."


Descriptive Terms

cabinets (case furniture)
china cabinets
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (11 1/4 x 8 7/8 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


Reference Code


Record Details


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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level