"Chest of Drawers"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has serpentine front; canted corners; conforming overhanging top with molded edge; case with two drawers on each side of center cupboard and three wide drawers below; cupboard with two hinged doors; canted stiles with carved ornaments at top; curved skirt with carved volutes and foliage; short cabriole legs with carved knees; scroll toe feet with pegs; and carved beaded molding on drawer fronts and cupboard doors. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.042.005

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