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"Cherry Chest"

CC010.001.009.003.004 (RS231646)

Description

Design drawing titled "Cherry Chest" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular chest has flat overhanging top; case with narrow panels on each side of a shorter wide center panel; carved moldings on three sides of center panel; and feet formed by cyma-curve cutouts at inside bottom of side panels. Center panel has large carved gadrooned diamond enclosing a foliate motif with bell flowers; diamond is surrounded by foliage with a sqaure frame. Title, design notes, "Mrs. D. M. Barney N. Y. 5407," "11928" and "21668" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (4 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
4 3/4x 7 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304510
Reference Code
CC010.001.009.003.004

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
chests (case furniture)
Material Type
design drawings

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