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"Chest of Drawers"

CC010.001.012.045.001 (RS237889)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has overhanging top with projecting front corners and molded edge; four drawers with bail handles in a two-over-two arrangement; carved foliate wreath between top two drawers; key escutcheons on lower drawers; recessed panels on sides; carved molding bordering drawer fronts and side panels; straight skirt with carved scrolled drop ornament at front center; carved top corner blocks in front followed by freestanding tapered round reeded columns with carved acanthus leaves at base and plain corner blocks at bottom; and tapered square feet with carved acanthus leaves. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off.

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 (5 1/4 x 7 inches)
Dimensions
5 1/4x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307172
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.045.001

Record details

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

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