"A High Boy Chest of Drawers of Mahogany"


Design drawing titled "A High Boy Chest of Drawers of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Queen Anne-style high chest of drawers has upper case with flat top; molded cornice; two drawers flanking each side of deep panel with carved circular fan design; three drawers below; and key escutcheons on lower drawers. Lower case has molded top rim; three drawers in a one-over-two arrangement; carved fan pattern between two lower drawers; shaped skirt; and four slender cabriole legs with slipper feet. All drawers have bail handles. Title, design notes, "April 20 - 1907 / R. H. J. B. W" and "11626" are handwritten on drawing.


Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 3/4 x 4 3/4 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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