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"Mahogany Commode"

CC011.001.001.002.001.020 (RS209382)

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany Commode" rendered in pencil on trace and mounted on cardboard. Perspective view is shown. Serpentine commode or chest has overhanging top with canted corners and molded edge; case with three drawers with bail handles and key hole escutcheons; shaped skirt with central carved scroll in front; and curved legs with carved acanthus leaves at top and terminating in scroll feet. Title, dimensions and "35976" are handprinted in pencil. Stamped in lower left corner is: "Irving and Casson / A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston - New York."

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
303716
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.002.001.020

Record details

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

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