"Chest of Tray Drawers of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-294217

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Tray Drawers of Mahogany" with two views rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Classical Revival chest or cabinet with rectangular case; overhanging top with gadrooned edge; frieze with egg and dart molding; three Ionic half-columns framing two doors on front with coffered panels; two drawers with gadrooned fronts and wrought iron bail handles beneath doors; and hairy paw feet with concealed casters. Center column has a wrought iron key escutcheon. Interior has two columns of six tray drawers. Title is handprinted in pencil. Dimensions, design notes, "29764" and "11718" are handwritten in red.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cabinets (case furniture)
case furniture
chests (case furniture)
Classical Revival (European revival style)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.001.020.001

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item