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"Chest of Drawers"

CC010.001.012.057.001 (RS237861)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Bowfront chest of drawers has ovolo front corners and overhanging top with molded rim; shallow backboard; three shallow drawers with round pulls to right of a cupboard with one hinged door and tray drawers within; three drawers with bail handles below; key escutcheons on all drawers; fluted round columnar stiles with carved acanthus leaves at top; straight skirt; tapered round front feet and simple bracket rear feet. Oval mirror has narrow frame and is attached to backboard by two tapered fluted columns with carved finials. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing; title is partially cut off.

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 ink (6 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/2x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307230
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.057.001

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

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