"High Boy of Mahogany"


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 broken scroll pediment with foliate carving and carved urn finial; seven drawers in a three-over-four arrangement; carved fan on top center drawer front; and key escutcheons on four lower drawers. Lower case has molded top lip to hold upper case; four drawers in a one-over-three arrangement; key escutcheon on top drawer; curved shaped skirt with carved volutes and shell; and four cabriole legs with foliate-carved knees and pad feet. All drawers have bail handles and bat-wing backplates. Title is handwritten on drawing.


Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

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Record Details


A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings

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