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"Chest of Drawers of Mahogany and Inlay"

CC010.001.012.053.001 (RS238008)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers of Mahogany and Inlay" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular chest of drawers has slightly bowed front; ovolo front corners; overhanging top with molded edge; six drawers; inlaid scrolling pattern on top drawer front; reeded columnar stiles with acanthus-carved cylinder turnings at top; straight skirt; and turned ovoid feet. Title, design notes, "for H. P. English" and "11909" 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 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/2x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307215
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.053.001

Record details

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

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