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"Bureau"

CC010.001.012.005.002 (RS237830)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular dresser has serpentine front with canted corners; overhanging top with molded edge; shallow backboard with carved concave corners; three drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons; stiles with carved volutes; curved skirt with central carved foliate motif; and cabriole legs with foliate carved knees and scroll toe and peg feet. Rectangular mirror frame has gentle serpentine curved top with carved central ornament and carved scrolls at base which attaches to backboard. Title and design note 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 (13 x 6 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
13x 6 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306983
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.005.002

Record details

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

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