"Chest of Drawers and Glass of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers and Glass of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Bowfront chest of drawers has overhanging top with molded edge; cabinet with two hinged doors; inlaid or painted basket of flowers with foliate swags on cabinet doors; three graduated drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons; and rectangular base with molded top edge. Small recessed bowfront compartment with one shallow drawer is atop chest. Oval mirror with narrow frame is attached to top of upper compartment by two carving support arms. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.050.002

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