"Chest of Drawers of Oak"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers of Oak" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular chest has overhanging top; six drawers with bail handles in a two-over-four arrangement; carved or painted diamond motif between two top drawers; sliding shelf with cloth cover between first and second row of drawers; and rectangular base with molded rim. Rectangular mirror with wide frame and molded interior edge is attached to back of chest and supported by two brackets with concave corners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.060.001

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