"Chest for Tray Drawers"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest for Tray Drawers" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular chest has ovolo front corners and overhanging top with molded rim; two shallow drawers with round pulls in one tier; cupboard below with two hinged doors and tray drawers within; fluted round columnar stiles; straight skirt; tapered round front feet and simple bracket rear feet. Also depicted is a small tripartite dressing glass with folding sides attached to a shallow rectangular case with one drawer. Mirror and case are designed to be placed on top of chest. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressing glasses
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (5 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.057.005

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