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"High Boy of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.050.001 (RS237798)

Description

Design drawing titled "High Boy of Mahogany" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Queen Anne-style high chest of drawers has upper case with flat top; molded cornice; five drawers in a two-over-three arrangement; key escutcheons on lower drawers; and three-tiered recessed display stand on top. Lower case has molded top rim; two deep and one shallow drawer in one tier; shaped skirt with two turned drop pendants; and four slender cabriole legs with slipper feet. All drawers have bail handles and bat-wing backplates. 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 and colored pencil (8 3/8 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
8 3/8x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307199
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.050.001

Record details

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

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