"Chest of Drawers of Red Mahogany with Painted Decoration"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307241

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Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers of Red Mahogany with Painted Decoration" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Bowfront chest has overhanging top with molded edge; cupboard with two hinged doors; three drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons; and rectangular base with molded rim. Painted decoration includes basket of fruit with foliate swags and ribbons on cupboard doors and bellflowers on stiles. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 1/8 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.059.002

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