"Chest of Drawers"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Tall rectangular chest of drawers has slightly bowed front; ovolo corners; overhanging top; curved backboard with cut-out scolled ears; five drawers with round pulls and key escutcheons; reeded columnar stiles with acanthus leaf carving at top; straight skirt with molded edge; short legs with ring and vasiform turnings; and small bun feet. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 7/8 x 4 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.049.003

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