Chest of Drawers

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular chest has overhanging top with molded edge; cupboard with two hinged doors; three drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons; square stiles; straight skirt and tapered square feet with cuffs. Painted or inlaid ornamentation includes: basket with foliate garlands and swags on cupboard doors; bellflowers and stringing on stiles; and stringing on drawer fronts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (5 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.058.003

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