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"Chest of Drawers"

CC010.001.012.045.005 (RS237954)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has overhanging top with molded edge; cupboard with two hinged doors; three drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons; straight skirt; square molded stiles with carved twisted rope molding; recessed panels on sides and cupboard doors; carved molding on drawer fronts, cupboard doors and side panels; and carved fluted tapered round feet. Title, design notes and "Det 1787" 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 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/4x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307176
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.045.005

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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