"Chest of Drawers of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; four drawers, three of which have bail handles, bat-wing backplates and key escutcheons; top drawer with convex curved front; turned twist columnar stiles; straight skirt; short cabriole legs with paw feet in front and rear feet with turned ring and ovoid shape. Rectangular mirror with arched crest has narrow frame and is attached to top of bureau by two S- shaped arms. Title, design notes and "12137" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.055.001

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

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