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"Chest of Drawers"

CC010.001.012.042.004 (RS238027)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has serpentine front; canted front corners; conforming overhanging top; shallow backboard with carved bowknot and ribbon ornament at center; five graduated drawers with scroll pull handles and key escutcheons; canted front 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. Title is 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 ink (6 1/8 x 4 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/8x 4 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307162
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.042.004

Record details

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

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