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"Commode of White Mahog."

CC010.001.014.001.005 (RS235068)

Description

Design drawing titled "Commode of White Mahog." rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rococo Revival commode or night table has overhanging serpentine top with scrolled ears and molded edge; serpentine case with an upper and lower cabinet with opening between cabinets; two hinged doors on each cabinet; serpentine skirt with carved scrolls; and four feet with scrolled toes. Title, design notes, "Made for H. L. Enistisen 22625" and "11538" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten is "Mar. 16 - 1907 J. B. W."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1907-03-16
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (4 1/4 x 3 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
4 1/4x 3 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303675
Reference Code
CC010.001.014.001.005

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Rococo Revival
night tables
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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