"Mahogany Chest of Drawers"

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany Chest of Drawers" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Narrow chest of drawers has slightly bowed front; ovolo corners; overhanging top; four small drawers with round pulls and four larger drawers with bail handles; reeded columnar stiles with carved vasiform turning at top; straight skirt; and short tapered round feet with casters. Rectangular mirror with arched crest is attached to top by two tapered columnar supports with turned finials and scolled brackets. Title, design notes, "Mr. Conant 28026" and "11879" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.052.006

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