"Chest of Drawers"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has overhanging top with molded edge; shallow backboard with concave ends; seven drawers in a two-over-five arrangement; branch veneer on drawer fronts; bail handles; key escutcheons on five lower drawers; straight skirt with molded edge; square fluted stiles with carved bellflowers at top; and tapered fluted feet with casters. Title, design notes, "R. S. Webster See De 1730" and "Det Dec. 21 -1905 - K" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.047.001

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