"Chest of Drawers of Mahogany and Inlay"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers of Mahogany and Inlay" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular chest of drawers has slightly bowed front; ovolo front corners; overhanging top with molded edge; six drawers; inlaid scrolling pattern on top drawer front; reeded columnar stiles with acanthus-carved cylinder turnings at top; straight skirt; and turned ovoid feet. Title, design notes, "for H. P. English" and "11909" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.053.001

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