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"Chest of Tray Drawers of Mahogany"

CC010.001.001.020.001 (RS213812)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Tray Drawers of Mahogany" with two views rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Classical Revival chest or cabinet with rectangular case; overhanging top with gadrooned edge; frieze with egg and dart molding; three Ionic half-columns framing two doors on front with coffered panels; two drawers with gadrooned fronts and wrought iron bail handles beneath doors; and hairy paw feet with concealed casters. Center column has a wrought iron key escutcheon. Interior has two columns of six tray drawers. Title is handprinted in pencil. Dimensions, design notes, "29764" and "11718" are handwritten in red.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (7 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/2x 13 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
294217
Reference Code
CC010.001.001.020.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Classical Revival (European revival style)
cabinets (case furniture)
case furniture
chests (case furniture)
Material Type
design drawings

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