"Chest of Tray Drawers"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Tray Drawers" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided.. Rectangular cabinet has flat overhanging top; molded cornice; frieze with one drawer and carved scrolling pattern across front; tall case with two hinged doors; rectangular recessed panels on doors with carved molding; and straight skirt with molded edges. Two full-length supports in front have top corner blocks with carved paterae; tapered round reeded columns with plain section above and carved acanthus leaves below; carved lower corner block with carved rosettes; and large tapered cylindrical feet with ring turnings. Title and design notes are handwrtten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 1/4 x 6 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.043.002

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