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Chest of Drawers

CC010.001.012.049.002 (RS237988)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style blockfront chest of drawers has overhanging top with molded edge; one shallow drawer with shell carvings on each side; cabinet with two hinged doors; four graduated drawers; bail handles with bat-wing back plates on lower drawers; keyhole escutcheons on all drawers and right cabinet door; molded bottom edge; and four short cabriole legs with ball-and-claw feet.

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 3/8 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
6 3/8x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307195
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.049.002

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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