"Painted and Dec. Commode"


Design drawing titled "Painted & Dec. Commode" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Louis XV-style commode or chest has serpentine curved front; overhanging top with molded edge; case with two drawers; shaped skirt; concave curved sides; cabriole legs; and painted floral decoration over entire case and legs. Title, dimensions and "35949" are handprinted in pencil. Stamped in lower left corner is: "Irving and Casson / A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston - New York." Drawing is mounted on board.


Descriptive Terms

commodes (French chests of drawers)
chests (case furniture)
Louis XV
design drawings
perspective views

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (12 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


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Record Details


Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)

Material Type

design drawings
perspective views

Description Level