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"High Boy of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.055.003 (RS238047)

Description

Design drawing titled "High Boy of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. William and Mary-style high chest of drawers has upper case with flat top; molded cornice; and five drawers in a two-over-three arrangement. Lower case has molded top lip; two deep and one shallow drawer in one tier; shaped skirt with high center arch; six legs with trumpet, cup and ring turnings; box stretchers; and bun feet. All drawers have bail handles. Title and "12791" 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 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/4x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307224
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.055.003

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
William and Mary
chests of drawers
high chests of drawers
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
Chest on Frame #12791

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