"Chifonnier"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chifonnier" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular chest has overhanging top; cupboard with two hinged doors followed by four drawers with bail handles; straight skirt; square stiles with twisted rope molding and corner blocks with carved rosettes at top and bottom; and short cylindrical feet with carved caps. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
chiffonnières (low chests of drawers)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 5/8 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.044.004

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