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"Commode in Blue Lacquer"

CC011.001.001.002.001.013 (RS209370)

Description

Design drawing titled "Commode in Blue Lacquer" rendered in watercolor and pencil on board. Perspective view is shown. Drawing depicts Chinese Chippendale-style commode or chest with serpentine front and sides; overhanging top; cabinet with two side-hinged doors; key escutcheon on each door; and carved scroll feet. Entire surface is covered with blue lacquer and painted Chinese-inspired motifs. Title is handwritten in pencil on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1973, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (10 1/4 x 16 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
10 1/4x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303709
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.002.001.013

Record details

Originator
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Designer)
Possibly Irving & Casson (Designer)
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
Chinese Chippendale
cabinets (case furniture)
commodes (French chests of drawers)
lacquer (coating)
Material Type
design drawings
perspective views
renderings (drawings)

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