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"Bureau Painted Grey & White"

CC010.001.012.002.004 (RS237819)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau Painted Grey & White" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular low chest of drawers has overhanging marble top; four drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons in a graduated arrangment; fluted stiles with carved acanthus leaves; straight apron with molded edges and carved foliate drop in center; and tapered fluted feet. Title, design notes, "Made for C. Vanderbilt / 27885," and "11324" 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 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
4 1/4x 5 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306972
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.002.004

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 (chests of drawers)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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