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"Bureau"

CC010.001.012.005.003 (RS238060)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular dresser has serpentine front with canted corners; overhanging top with molded edge; shallow backboard with concave corners; three drawers with bail handles and carved moldingaround edges; carved front stiles; serpentine front skirt with central carved shell and foliage; molded panels on sides; and cabriole legs with foliate carved knees and scroll toe and peg feet. Rectangular mirror frame has arched crest; projecting corners; and carved ornament at top. Mirror is attached at base to 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 pencil (6 1/2 x 6 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/2x 6 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306984
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.005.003

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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