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"Chest of Drawers Painted White"

CC010.001.012.046.001 (RS238042)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers Painted White" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has overhanging top; four drawers with bail handles in a two-over two arrangement; key escutcheons on two lower drawers; curved skirt; and square stiles; straight skirt; and fluted ovoid feet. Chest has extensive carved decoration including: molded borders on drawer fronts, stiles and lower edge of skirt; rectangular panel between two top drawers with three circular geometric motifs; and rosette medallion and swags on skirt. Title, dimensions and "11300" 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 (4 3/8 x 6 inches)
Dimensions
4 3/8x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307180
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.046.001

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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