"Chest of Drawers of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers of Mahogany" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular chest of drawers has overhanging top with rounded front corners and molded edge; three drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons; curved skirt with carved volutes; canted stiles stiles with carved ornaments at top; and carved scroll toe feet extending from stiles. TItle, design notes, and "Mrs. MacVeagh" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (cupboards)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil and colored pencil (10 x 8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.046.004

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