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Chippendale bombe chest-on-chest

CC010.001.001.020.002 (RS213830)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Chippendale bombe chest-on-chest has upper cabiinet with two narrow recessed sections flanking a larger center section; Top of chest has fretwork; finials at each end; and center finial between c-shaped scrolls. Upper case has muntins forming arches on the the central door and geometric motifs on the side doors. Upper case sits on a molded rim above a lower bombe chest. Bombe chest has two central drawers flanked by a door on each side. Each drawer has a keyhole escutcheon and two bail handles; side doors have rocaille carving forming a rectangle. Lower chest has a straight skirt with gadrooning and a carved center drop scroll. Two hairy paw feet and two acanthus-scroll feet are shown. Handwritten in red below drawing is "4229."

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 (9 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
9 3/4x 7 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
294222
Reference Code
CC010.001.001.020.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Chippendale
bombé
cabinets (case furniture)
case furniture
chests (case furniture)
chests-on-chests
Material Type
design drawings
Related Items
Bombe Bookcase #4229 / 54354

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