Low Chest

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Queen Anne-style low chest of drawers has overhanging top with molded edge; four drawers in a one-over-three arrangement; carved fan on bottom center drawer front; bail handles and bat-wing backplates on other drawers; shaped skirt with two turned drop pendants; and four slender cabriole legs with slipper feet. Title, design notes, "Mahog. for L. S. Conant" and "Det. Jan 26 - 1901" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

low chests
case furniture
Queen Anne Style
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (4 1/2 x 7 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.051.001

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