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"Dressing Case with Tray Drawers"

CC010.001.012.052.002 (RS238020)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Case with Tray Drawers" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has overhanging top; two shallow drawers with bail handles; cupboard with two hinged doors; square stiles; and tapered square feet with cuffs and casters. Small recessed rectangular compartment with one shallow drawer is atop chest. Rectangular mirror with arched crest has narrow frame and is attached at its base to top of recessed drawer compartment. Inlaid decoration includes oval patera on cupboard drawers, bellflowers on stiles, and stringing throughout. Title, design notes and "Geo. Sykes" 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 (8 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
8 3/4x 4 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307210
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.052.002

Record details

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

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