High Chest of Drawers

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; top view is also provided. Chippendale-style high chest of drawers has upper case with broken scroll pediment; urn finial on center plinth; carved scrolls on pediment and palmette on plinth; seven drawers in a three-over-four arrangement; key escutcheons on four lower drawers; and reeded pilasters on stiles. Lower case has molded top rim; four drawers in a one-over-three arrangement; key escutcheon on top drawer; reeded pilasters on stiles; curved shaped skirt with carved volutes and shell; and four cabriole legs with foliate-carved knees and pad feet. Title and dimensions are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
high chests of drawers
Chippendale
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.051.003

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