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Design drawing titled "Chest of Drawers Painted White and Decorated" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular chest has flat top with carved and molded cornice; painted klylix and swag on frieze; upper case with two hinged cupboard doors with recessed panels; painted garlands swags, cartouches and other motifs on door panels; lower case with molded upper lip; four drawers in a two-over-two arrangement; top drawers with round pulls and painted baskets and swags; bail handles and key escutcheons on lower drawers; square stiles wth painted bellflowers and stringing; and cuffed feet.Title, design notes, "For Mrs. E. D. Godfrey" and "195" are handwritten on drawing.
chests of drawers
1 design drawing in pencil (9 3/4 x 5 7/8 inches)
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)