"High Boy of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "High Boy of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are 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, cup and ring turnings; box stretchers; and bun feet. All drawers have bail handles. Title and "12791" 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 (8 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.055.003

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

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