Watercolor -- "Gold and White Cabinet"


Design drawing titled "Gold and White Cabinet" rendered in watercolor and pencil. Front view is shown; top plan is also provided. Neoclassical-style cabinet on stand has upper case with flat overhanging top with molded edge; wide center section in front flanked by narrow side sections which are slightly recessed; molded pilasters at corners; and molded base. Lower stand has overhanging top; straight apron with molded edges; six round legs wth ring turnings at top and rectangular blocks at base; C-shaped stretcher; and tapered round turned feet. Carved, painted or applied decoration throughout piece including rosettes, foliate garlands and swags, fruit and flower baskets, bows and wreaths, and acanthus leaves. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.


Descriptive Terms

cabinets (case furniture)
cabinets on stands
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (13 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


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Record Details


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

Material Type

design drawings
renderings (drawings)

Description Level