"Chest of Drawers"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Queen Anne-style high chest of drawers has upper case with flat top; molded cornice with higher center section; seven drawers in a three-over-four arrangement; key escutcheons on lower drawers; and molded bottom rim.. Lower case has large molded top rim; four drawers in a one-over three arrangement; key escutcheon on top drawer; shaped apron; and cabriole legs with foliate carved knees and pad feet. All drawers have bail handles and bat-wing backplates. Title and "360" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
high chests of drawers
Queen Anne Style
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/4 x 6 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.055.002

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