Cabinets, Stands and Chests

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-313793

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Description

This file consists of 21 sketches rendered in pencil. Drawings depict case furniture manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, or their successor Irving and Casson - A H. Davenport Co. A few drawings are more developed and contain information such as measurements; however, the vast majority of the drawings are very rough sketches. Some of the sketches are in fragile condition. Types of furnishings shown include cabinets, china cabinets, corner cabinets, hanging wall cabinets and chests. No customer names are noted. Digital images of a selection of sketches from the file are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cabinets (case furniture)
china cabinets
corner cabinets
hanging cabinets
chests (case furniture)
sketches

Physical Description

1 folder containing 21 pencil sketches

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1995

Reference Code

CC011.004.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

sketches

Description Level

File