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"Chest of Drawers of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.048.001 (RS237901)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Chippendale-style blockfront chest of drawers has overhanging top with molded edge; six grafuated drawers with bail handles and bat-wing back plates; carved shell on center of top drawer; key escutcheons on five lower drawers; straight skirt with molded edge; and short cabriole legs with brackets and ball-and-claw feet. Title is 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 (9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
9 1/4x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307190
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.048.001

Record details

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

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