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CC010.001.012.042.003 (RS237848)

Description

Untitiled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has serpentine front; canted corners; conforming overhanging top; recessed compartment on top with concave front and three shallow drawers; case with one tier of two drawers above cupboard with two hinged doors and interior tray drawers; carved scrolling border on cupboard drawers; canted stiles with carved ornaments at top and bottom; 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.

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 (6 5/8 x 5 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
6 5/8x 5 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307161
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.042.003

Record details

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

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