"High Boy of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "High Boy of Mahogany" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Queen Anne-style high chest of drawers has upper case with flat top; molded cornice; five drawers in a two-over-three arrangement; key escutcheons on lower drawers; and three-tiered recessed display stand on top. Lower case has molded top rim; two deep and one shallow drawer in one tier; shaped skirt with two turned drop pendants; and four slender cabriole legs with slipper feet. All drawers have bail handles and bat-wing backplates. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
high chests of drawers
Queen Anne Style
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil and colored pencil (8 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

CC010.001.012.050.001

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