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"High Boy of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.050.003 (RS237827)

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 broken scroll pediment with foliate carving and carved urn finial; seven drawers in a three-over-four arrangement; carved fan on top center drawer front; and key escutcheons on four lower drawers. Lower case has molded top lip to hold upper case; four drawers in a one-over-three arrangement; key escutcheon on top drawer; curved shaped skirt with carved volutes and shell; and four cabriole legs with foliate-carved knees and pad 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
307201
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.050.003

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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