"Toilet Table of Prima Vera"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Prima Vera" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has overhanging top with molded edge; two drawers on each side of deep center cupboard with one hinged door; one wide and deep drawer below; square stiles; straight skirt; and bracket feet. All surfaces except lower drawer have carved; motifs including scrolled garlands on drawer fronts, interlaced chain on stiles and foliate wreath with swags and garlands on cupboard door. Title, design notes, "Mrs. Gratwick 12202" and "11903" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (4 1/4 x 4 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.052.005

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