"Breakfront Cabinet of Knotty Pine"


Design drawing titled "Breakfront Cabinet of Knotty Pine" rendered in watercolor and pencil on board. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style cabinet has breakfront form; broken pitched pediment with central plinth; cornice with dentil molding; upper case with glass front doors on either side of two paneled doors; and muntions forming octagonal shapes on glass doors. Lower case has side cabinets with lion head-and-ring pulls; central section with drop-front writing surface above three drawers; two bail handles on each drawer; and conforming base with molded rim. Drop-front conceals six shallow drawers and five slots. Title and "Irving & Casson / A. H. Davenport Co." are handwritten on drawing.


Descriptive Terms

breakfront (shape)
cabinets (case furniture)
renderings (drawings)
perspective views
design drawings

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (11 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

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Record Details


Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
perspective views
design drawings

Description Level