"Chest of Drawers"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has serpentine front; canted front corners; conforming overhanging top; shallow backboard with carved bowknot and ribbon ornament at center; five graduated drawers with scroll pull handles and key escutcheons; canted front stiles with carved ornaments at top; curved skirt with carved volutes and foliage; short cabriole legs with carved knees; and scroll toe feet with pegs. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 1/8 x 4 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.042.004

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