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"Painted and Dec. Commode"

CC011.001.001.002.001.016 (RS209377)

Description

Design drawing titled "Painted & Dec. Commode" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Louis XV-style commode or chest has serpentine curved front; overhanging top with molded edge; case with two drawers; shaped skirt; concave curved sides; cabriole legs; and painted floral decoration over entire case and legs. Title, dimensions and "35949" are handprinted in pencil. Stamped in lower left corner is: "Irving and Casson / A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston - New York." Drawing is mounted on board.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1914-1973, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (12 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
12 3/4x 18 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303712
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.002.001.016

Record details

Originator
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

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