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"Chest of Drawers"

CC010.001.012.042.001 (RS237845)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers" rendered in ink on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular chest of drawers has curved center section flanked by half-serpentine sections; canted corners; conforming overhanging top; recessed compartment on top with three shallow drawers; case with three drawers on each side of center cupboard and three wide drawers below; scroll pull handles; cupboard with two hinged doors and carved scrolling border; canted stiles with carved ornaments at top; curved skirt with carved volutes and foliage; short cabriole legs with carved knees; and scroll toe feet with pegs. Rectangular mirror has curved crest with carved ornaments and is attached to backboard by two curving support arms attached to recessed drawers. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off.

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 ink (9 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
9 1/2x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307159
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.042.001

Record details

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

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