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"Chest of Drawers of Mahogany and Inlay"

CC010.001.012.024.001 (RS238010)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers of Manhogany and Inlay" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Neoclassical-style bowfront bureau has overhanging top with inlaid banding on front edge; four drawers in a graduated arrangement; curved skirt with molded lower edge; inlaid banding on drawer fronts and skirt; and French feet. Queen Anne-style rectangular wall mirror has shaped scrolled crest with gilded Prince of Wales feather motif within center pierced circular medallion; conforming base and inlaid banding. Title, design notes, "J. M. Lasell" and "468" 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 (12 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
12 1/4 x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307073
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.024.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Neoclassical
Queen Anne Style
chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
mirrors
wall mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
"Mahogany and Inlay Bureau"
Bureau and Mirror #12645 and Bureau #468

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