"Painted Commode"

Description

Design drawing titled "Painted Commode" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and top views are shown. Neoclassical-style oval night table has overhanging top with molded edge; cabinet with right-hinged door and one round pull; one lower shelf with molded edge; four tapered square legs; and carved and turned tapered feet. Cabinet door has painted, inlaid or carved rectangle with four corner rosettes; legs have painted, inlaid or carved spiral twist design. Title, dimensions, "11550" and "For C. Vanderbilt 21314" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten is "J. B. W. Mar. 19 - 1907."

Details

Descriptive Terms

night tables
Neoclassical
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 1/4 x 3 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.014.001.009

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item