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"Chest of Drawers of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.055.001 (RS237804)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; four drawers, three of which have bail handles, bat-wing backplates and key escutcheons; top drawer with convex curved front; turned twist columnar stiles; straight skirt; short cabriole legs with paw feet in front and rear feet with turned ring and ovoid shape. Rectangular mirror with arched crest has narrow frame and is attached to top of bureau by two S- shaped arms. Title, design notes and "12137" 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 1/8 x 7 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/8x 7 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307222
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.055.001

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
Related Items
"Bureau of Mahogany"
Bureau and Mirror #12371 and Bureau and Mirror #12137

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