"Chest of Drawers of Dark Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers of Dark Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style high chest of drawers has upper case with flat top; molded cornice; and five drawers in a two-over-three arrangement. Lower case has molded top lip; two deep and one shallow drawer in one tier; shaped skirt with high center arch; six legs with trumpet, sphere and ring turnings; box stretchers; and bun feet. All drawers have bail handles and bat-wing backplates. Title, design notes, "Mrs. Skinners Room" and "? / Feb. 3 -1903" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
high chests of drawers
William and Mary
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 1/2 x 5 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.053.003

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