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"Chest of Drawers"

CC010.001.012.056.001 (RS237971)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has overhanging top; shallow backboard; seven drawers with bail handles in a two-over-five arrrangement; key escutcheons on five lower drawers; base with molded rim; and simple bracket feet. Rectangular mirror has narrow frame and is attached to backboard by two tapered square supporting columns with turned finials. Title and "216" 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 1/8 x 5 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/8x 5 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307226
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.056.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
chests of drawers
dressers (cupboards)
mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
Dressing Table #118, Bureau and Mirror #408, Bureau #216 and Toilet Mirror #153

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