"Chest of Drawers"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has overhanging top with molded edge; cupboard with two hinged doors; three drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons; straight skirt; square molded stiles with carved twisted rope molding; recessed panels on sides and cupboard doors; carved molding on drawer fronts, cupboard doors and side panels; and carved fluted tapered round feet. Title, design notes and "Det 1787" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.045.005

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