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"Painted Bureau of Cherry"

CC010.001.012.002.005 (RS237979)

Description

Design drawing titled "Painted Bureau of Cherry" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has overhanging marble top with rounded front corners; three drawers with bail handles in a graduated arrangment; molded stiles; and turned fluted feet.Title, design notes, "Made for C. Vanderbilt / Job 27870," "See 27869 for carving" and "11478" 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 6 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
4x 6 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306973
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.002.005

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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