Chest of Drawers

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has serpentine front with canted corners; conforming overhanging top; carved wreath and foliage on frieze; three narrow drawers on each side of center cupboard and three wide drawers below; two hinged cupboard doors with carved scrolling trim; canted stiles with carved ornaments at top; curved skirt with carved volutes and foliage; short cabriole legs with carved knees; and scroll toe feet with pegs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 x 7 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.046.005

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