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"Chest of Drawers"

CC010.001.012.043.004 (RS238056)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has canted corners; overhanging top with molded edge; six drawers with bail handles in a two-over-four graduated arrangement; key escutcheons on lower four drawers; canted stiles with carved ornaments at top; curved skirt with carved volutes, shells and foliage; short cabriole legs with carved knees; and scroll toe feet. Title and dimensions 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 (6 7/8 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
6 7/8x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307167
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.043.004

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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