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"Chest of Drawers"

CC010.001.012.044.001 (RS237953)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Empire-style rectangular chest of drawers has ovolo front corners; hinged overhanging top with molded edge; cupboard with hinged doors followed by four drawers with round pulls and key escutcheons; applied brass foliate wreath on front of cupboard; straight skirt; round columnar front stiles with fluted capitals; and short tapered reeded legs with ball feet. Title and design notes 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 (8 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
8 3/4x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307168
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.044.001

Record details

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

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