"Chest of Drawers of Mahogany and Inlay"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307073

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers of Manhogany and Inlay" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Neoclassical-style bowfront bureau has overhanging top with inlaid banding on front edge; four drawers in a graduated arrangement; curved skirt with molded lower edge; inlaid banding on drawer fronts and skirt; and French feet. Queen Anne-style rectangular wall mirror has shaped scrolled crest with gilded Prince of Wales feather motif within center pierced circular medallion; conforming base and inlaid banding. Title, design notes, "J. M. Lasell" and "468" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
mirrors
wall mirrors
Queen Anne Style
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (12 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.024.001

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

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