"Chest of Drawers Painted White"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers Painted White" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has overhanging top; four drawers with bail handles in a two-over two arrangement; key escutcheons on two lower drawers; curved skirt; and square stiles; straight skirt; and fluted ovoid feet. Chest has extensive carved decoration including: molded borders on drawer fronts, stiles and lower edge of skirt; rectangular panel between two top drawers with three circular geometric motifs; and rosette medallion and swags on skirt. Title, dimensions and "11300" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (cupboards)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.046.001

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