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"Chest of Drawers"

CC010.001.012.049.003 (RS238035)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Tall rectangular chest of drawers has slightly bowed front; ovolo corners; overhanging top; curved backboard with cut-out scolled ears; five drawers with round pulls and key escutcheons; reeded columnar stiles with acanthus leaf carving at top; straight skirt with molded edge; short legs with ring and vasiform turnings; and small bun feet. Title and design notes 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 (7 7/8 x 4 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 7/8x 4 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307196
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.049.003

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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