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"Chest of Drawers Painted White and Decorated"

CC010.001.012.060.003 (RS237972)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers Painted White and Decorated" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular chest has flat top with carved and molded cornice; painted klylix and swag on frieze; upper case with two hinged cupboard doors with recessed panels; painted garlands swags, cartouches and other motifs on door panels; lower case with molded upper lip; four drawers in a two-over-two arrangement; top drawers with round pulls and painted baskets and swags; bail handles and key escutcheons on lower drawers; square stiles wth painted bellflowers and stringing; and cuffed feet.Title, design notes, "For Mrs. E. D. Godfrey" and "195" 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 (9 3/4 x 5 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
9 3/4x 5 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307248
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.060.003

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
chests of drawers
chests-on-chests
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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