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"Bureau of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.004.004 (RS237814)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Mahogany" 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; scrolled backboard; four graduated drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons; and stiles with carved volutes extending into scroll toe and peg feet. Rectangular mirror frame has gently curved frame with carved central cartouche and foliage on crest rail and is attached to two cruved arms which extend from backboard. 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 (8 x 6 inches)
Dimensions
8x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306979
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.004.004

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

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