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Mirror and Bureau

CC011.001.001.001.003.001 (RS209239)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in watercolor and pencil. Front view is shown. Drawing depicts a Neoclassical-style mirror and bureau. Rectangular wall-mounted mirror has wood frame with narrow sides and bottom; deep top with curved corners; central oval cartouche extending above top; carved foliate scroll with central anthemion on top of frame; and carved swags and foliate garland at bottom of frame. Rectangular bureau or chest has overhanging top; deep frieze; two drawers with two round pulls each; and columnar legs with short tapered feet. Both mirror and bureau have painted Neoclassical motifs including anthemions, bellflowers, garlands, and swags; the bureau also has a rectangular painted scenic panel on the top drawer. Dimensions are handwitten at bottom.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1973, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (15 x 11 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
15x 11 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303662
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.001.003.001

Record details

Originator
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Designer)
Possibly Irving & Casson (Designer)
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
Neoclassical
chests (case furniture)
chests of drawers
mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

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