"Chest of Drawers of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Chippendale-style blockfront chest of drawers has overhanging top with molded edge; six grafuated drawers with bail handles and bat-wing back plates; carved shell on center of top drawer; key escutcheons on five lower drawers; straight skirt with molded edge; and short cabriole legs with brackets and ball-and-claw feet. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
Chippendale
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 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

CC010.001.012.048.001

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