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"Mahogany Chest of Drawers"

CC010.001.012.052.006 (RS237934)

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany Chest of Drawers" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Narrow chest of drawers has slightly bowed front; ovolo corners; overhanging top; four small drawers with round pulls and four larger drawers with bail handles; reeded columnar stiles with carved vasiform turning at top; straight skirt; and short tapered round feet with casters. Rectangular mirror with arched crest is attached to top by two tapered columnar supports with turned finials and scolled brackets. Title, design notes, "Mr. Conant 28026" and "11879" 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 (9 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
9 1/4x 3 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307214
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.052.006

Record details

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

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