"Chest of Drawers Mahogany & Inlay"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers Mahogany & Inlay" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Bowfront chest has overhanging top; shallow backboard; six drawers in a two-over-four arrangement; round pulls on top drawers; bail handles on four lower drawers; square columnar stiles with inlaid bellflowers and stringing; straight skirt; and tapered square feet. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing; title is partially cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.058.004

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