"Chest of Drawers Painted White and Decorated"

Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
chests-on-chests
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 3/4 x 5 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.060.003

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