"Chest of Drawers"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Empire-style rectangular chest of drawers has ovolo front corners; hinged overhanging top with molded edge; cupboard with hinged doors followed by four drawers with round pulls and key escutcheons; applied brass foliate wreath on front of cupboard; straight skirt; round columnar front stiles with fluted capitals; and short tapered reeded legs with ball feet. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
Empire (style)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.044.001

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