Empire-style Commode

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace and mounted to cardboard. Perspective view is shown. Drawing depicts Empire-style commode or low rectangular chest with canted corners; overhanging marble top; one shallow drawer; cabinet section below with recessed panel; molded bottom edge; and four fluted tapered round legs with carved acanthus leaves at top; peg feet; and extensive carved decoration throughout. Design notes and "36513" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

commodes (French chests of drawers)
chests (case furniture)
Empire (style)
design drawings
perspective views

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.001.002.001.018

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
perspective views

Description Level

Item