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Bureau with Mirror

CC011.001.001.005.001.003 (RS209099)

Description

Untitled design drawing of a chest with octagonal mirror mounted above rendered in pencil and watercolor. Neoclassical-style rectangular chest has overhanging top with molded edge; four drawers with round brass pulls; and tapered legs. Center of top drawer is decorated with a painted or applied decorative motif; center of apron has a painted or applied garland and oval medallion motif. Octagonal mirror has gilded frame; top of frame has scrolling acanthus leaf decoration which continues down two sides. Hand printed in pencil at lower left of chest is either "Kendall" or "Randall." Back of drawing has rough pencil sketch of a room floorplan. Also in pencil on back is the following list: "Chiffonier 200 200 / Chair 50 50 / Mirror 75-90 75 / 875 / 910."

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 (16 7/8 x 12 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
16 7/8x 12 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303862
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.005.001.003

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
wall mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

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