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"Chest of Drawers of Red Mahogany with Painted Decoration"

CC010.001.012.059.002 (RS237973)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers of Red Mahogany with Painted Decoration" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Bowfront chest has overhanging top with molded edge; cupboard with two hinged doors; three drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons; and rectangular base with molded rim. Painted decoration includes basket of fruit with foliate swags and ribbons on cupboard doors and bellflowers on stiles. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

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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 (10 1/8 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
10 1/8x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307241
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.059.002

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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