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"Painted Bureau"

CC010.001.012.002.002 (RS238003)

Description

Design drawing titled "Painted Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Low chest of drawers has rectangular form with canted front corners; overhanging marble top; three graduated drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons; stiles with molded edges; shaped curved skirt with painted floral motif at center; and short carved feet. Title, design notes, "Made for C. Vanderbilt" and "11313" 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 (6 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/4x 5 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306970
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.002.002

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
chests of drawers
dressers (cupboards)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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