"Cherry Chest"


Design drawing titled "Cherry Chest" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular chest has flat overhanging top; case with narrow panels on each side of a shorter wide center panel; carved moldings on three sides of center panel; and feet formed by cyma-curve cutouts at inside bottom of side panels. Center panel has large carved gadrooned diamond enclosing a foliate motif with bell flowers; diamond is surrounded by foliage with a sqaure frame. Title, design notes, "Mrs. D. M. Barney N. Y. 5407," "11928" and "21668" are handwritten on drawing.


Descriptive Terms

chests (case furniture)
design drawings

Physical Description

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

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


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Record Details


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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level