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"Bureau"

CC010.001.012.004.002 (RS237991)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular bureau or dresser has serpentine curved front with canted front corners; overhanging top with molded edge; scrolled backboard; three drawers with foliate carved drawer handles and key escutcheons; stiles with carved foliate motifs; carved shaped skirt; scroll toe and peg feet with foliate carving. Attached rectangular mirror frame has curved crest rail with carved cartouche and ribbon garland at top. Title is 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 ink (7 7/8 x 6 inches)
Dimensions
7 7/8x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306977
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.004.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
dressers (chests of drawers)
mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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