"Chest of Drawers"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers" rendered in ink on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular chest of drawers has overhanging top with molded edge; six drawers with bail handles in a two-over-four graduated arrangement; carved swags and garlands between top two drawers; key escutcheons on lower drawers; straight skirt; square front molded stiles with carved bellflowers at top and carved rosettes in bottom corner blocks; and small carved feet. Title and dimensions are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.044.003

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