"Commode of White Mahog."

Description

Design drawing titled "Commode of White Mahog." rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rococo Revival commode or night table has overhanging serpentine top with scrolled ears and molded edge; serpentine case with an upper and lower cabinet with opening between cabinets; two hinged doors on each cabinet; serpentine skirt with carved scrolls; and four feet with scrolled toes. Title, design notes, "Made for H. L. Enistisen 22625" and "11538" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten is "Mar. 16 - 1907 J. B. W."

Details

Descriptive Terms

night tables
Rococo Revival
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (4 1/4 x 3 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.014.001.005

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item