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"Chest of Drawers of Oak"

CC010.001.012.052.001 (RS238006)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers of Oak" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Jacobean Revival-style high chest of drawers has upper case with flat top; molded cornice; recessed side panels; and four drawers in a two-over-two arrangement. Lower case has molded top lip; recessed side panels; one drawer; straight skirt; open shelf below; five legs with vasiform, cylinder and ring turnings; and bun feet. All drawers have raised moldings in geometric patterns and drop pulls; split spindles and bosses are on all stiles. Title, design notes and "7975" 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 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/4x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307209
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.052.001

Record details

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

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