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"Dressing Case of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.018.003 (RS238002)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Case of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular cabinet has overhanging top; four central drawers with bail handles flanked on either side by a cupboard with inlaid patera at center and inlaid bellflowers on stiles; sliding tray drawers inside cupboards; and solid base with molded top rim. Rectangular mirror has molded frame and is secured to cabinet top by two square panels with shaped brackets and narrow shelves on top. Title and design notes 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 (8 3/8 x 10 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
8 3/8x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307055
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.018.003

Record details

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

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