Cabinet

Description

Untitiled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has serpentine front; canted corners; conforming overhanging top; recessed compartment on top with concave front and three shallow drawers; case with one tier of two drawers above cupboard with two hinged doors and interior tray drawers; carved scrolling border on cupboard drawers; canted stiles with carved ornaments at top and bottom; curved skirt with carved volutes and foliage; short cabriole legs with carved knees; and scroll toe feet with pegs. Rectangular mirror has curved crest with carved ornaments and is attached to backboard by two curving support arms attached to recessed drawers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests (case furniture)
cupboards
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 5/8 x 5 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.042.003

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