Chest of Drawers

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style blockfront chest of drawers has overhanging top with molded edge; one shallow drawer with shell carvings on each side; cabinet with two hinged doors; four graduated drawers; bail handles with bat-wing back plates on lower drawers; keyhole escutcheons on all drawers and right cabinet door; molded bottom edge; and four short cabriole legs with ball-and-claw feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
Chippendale
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.049.002

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