Demi-lune Commode


Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace and mounted on cardboard. Perspective view is shown. Drawing depicts a demi-lune commode or low chest with overhanging top; three drawers with two ring pulls and one key escutcheon on each; inlaid banding on drawers and side panels; curved apron in front and straight on sides; cabriole legs with carved scroll feet; and carved ornamentation on stiles and front apron. "36574" is handwritten on drawing.


Descriptive Terms

commodes (French chests of drawers)
chests (case furniture)
demi-lune (shape)
design drawings
perspective views

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (12 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


Reference Code


Record Details


Probably Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)

Material Type

design drawings
perspective views

Description Level