"Dressing Case of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Case of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular cabinet has overhanging top; four central drawers with bail handles flanked on either side by a cupboard with inlaid patera at center and inlaid bellflowers on stiles; sliding tray drawers inside cupboards; and solid base with molded top rim. Rectangular mirror has molded frame and is secured to cabinet top by two square panels with shaped brackets and narrow shelves on top. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 3/8 x 10 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.018.003

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