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"Low Boy of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.051.004 (RS237802)

Description

Design drawing titled "Low Boy of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Chippendale-style low chest of drawers has overhanging top with molded edge; four drawers with bail handles and bat-wing backplates in a one-over-three arrangement; key escutcheon on top drawer; reeded pilasters on stiles; curved shaped skirt with volutes and shell; and four cabriole legs with foliate-carved knees and pad 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 (4 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
4 3/4x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307207
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.051.004

Record details

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

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