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"Small Bureau of Cherry (Painted)"

CC010.001.012.001.001 (RS238012)

Description

Design drawing titled "Small Bureau of Cherry (Painted)" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular low chest of drawers has overhanging marble top; five drawers with bail handles in a two-over-three graduated arrangement; fluted stiles; and acanthus carved feet. Title, design notes, "Made for C. Vanderbilt Room 7 / Job 27909," "J. B. W." and "11481" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (4 x 4 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
4x 4 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306967
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.001.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Other People
Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1873-1942

Descriptive Terms
Neoclassical
chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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