"Chest of Drawers of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers of Mahogany" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Bowfront chest of drawers has ovolo front corners and overhanging top with molded rim; two shallow drawers above a cupboard with two hinged doors; three drawers below; bail handles on all drawers; fluted round columnar stiles with carved acanthus leaves at top; straight skirt; tapered round front feet and simple bracket rear feet. Title and dimensions are handwritten on drawing; title is partially cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.057.002

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