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"Louis XV Commode, Painted and Decorated"

CC011.001.001.002.001.015 (RS209385)

Description

Design drawing titled "Louis XV Commode - Painted & Decorated" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Louis XV-style commode or chest has curved overhanging top with molded edge; rectangular case with three drawers with two bail handles on each drawer; key escutcheon on top drawer; shaped skirt; and cabriole leg terminating in scroll feet. Painted floral decoration on legs, lower two drawers and apron. Title and dimensions are handprinted in pencil. Drawing is mounted on board.

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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 design drawing rendered in colored pencil (18 3/4 x 12 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
18 3/4x 12 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303711
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.002.001.015

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
Louis XV
chests (case furniture)
commodes (French chests of drawers)
Material Type
design drawings
perspective views
renderings (drawings)

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