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"Chest of Tray Drawers"

CC010.001.012.043.002 (RS238058)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Tray Drawers" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided.. Rectangular cabinet has flat overhanging top; molded cornice; frieze with one drawer and carved scrolling pattern across front; tall case with two hinged doors; rectangular recessed panels on doors with carved molding; and straight skirt with molded edges. Two full-length supports in front have top corner blocks with carved paterae; tapered round reeded columns with plain section above and carved acanthus leaves below; carved lower corner block with carved rosettes; and large tapered cylindrical feet with ring turnings. Title and design notes are handwrtten 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 (9 1/4 x 6 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
9 1/4x 6 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307165
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.043.002

Record details

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

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