"Chest of Drawers"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has canted corners; overhanging top with molded edge; six drawers with bail handles in a two-over-four graduated arrangement; key escutcheons on lower four drawers; canted stiles with carved ornaments at top; curved skirt with carved volutes, shells and foliage; short cabriole legs with carved knees; and scroll toe feet. Title and dimensions are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 7/8 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.043.004

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