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Empire-style Commode

CC011.001.001.002.001.018 (RS209373)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace and mounted to cardboard. Perspective view is shown. Drawing depicts Empire-style commode or low rectangular chest with canted corners; overhanging marble top; one shallow drawer; cabinet section below with recessed panel; molded bottom edge; and four fluted tapered round legs with carved acanthus leaves at top; peg feet; and extensive carved decoration throughout. Design notes and "36513" are handwritten on drawing.

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
303714
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.002.001.018

Record details

Originator
Probably Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
Empire (style)
chests (case furniture)
commodes (French chests of drawers)
Material Type
design drawings
perspective views

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