"Chest of Drawers of Oak"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers of Oak" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Jacobean Revival-style high chest of drawers has upper case with flat top; molded cornice; recessed side panels; and four drawers in a two-over-two arrangement. Lower case has molded top lip; recessed side panels; one drawer; straight skirt; open shelf below; five legs with vasiform, cylinder and ring turnings; and bun feet. All drawers have raised moldings in geometric patterns and drop pulls; split spindles and bosses are on all stiles. Title, design notes and "7975" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
high chests of drawers
Jacobean Revival
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.052.001

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