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"A High Boy Chest of Drawers of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.052.003 (RS237880)

Description

Design drawing titled "A High Boy Chest of Drawers of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Queen Anne-style high chest of drawers has upper case with flat top; molded cornice; two drawers flanking each side of deep panel with carved circular fan design; three drawers below; and key escutcheons on lower drawers. Lower case has molded top rim; three drawers in a one-over-two arrangement; carved fan pattern between two lower drawers; shaped skirt; and four slender cabriole legs with slipper feet. All drawers have bail handles. Title, design notes, "April 20 - 1907 / R. H. J. B. W" and "11626" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1907-04-20
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (7 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/4x 4 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307211
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.052.003

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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