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"Bureau"

CC010.001.012.004.003 (RS237927)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular bureau or dresser has front side with center bowed section flanked by half-serpentine curved sections with canted front corners; overhanging top with molded edge; curved and scrolled backboard; three graduated drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons; shaped skirt with carved scrolls on three sides; curved feet with foliate carving; and scroll toe and peg feet. Oval mirror has carved bow and ribbon motif at top and is attached to dresser by two curved and scrolled arms secured to backboard by brackets with carved crosshatched surface. 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 (6 5/8 x 6 inches)
Dimensions
6 5/8x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306978
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.004.003

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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