"Chest of Drawers"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has overhanging top; shallow backboard; seven drawers with bail handles in a two-over-five arrrangement; key escutcheons on five lower drawers; base with molded rim; and simple bracket feet. Rectangular mirror has narrow frame and is attached to backboard by two tapered square supporting columns with turned finials. Title and "216" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (cupboards)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.056.001

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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Dressing Table #118, Bureau and Mirror #408, Bureau #216 and Toilet Mirror #153