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"Bureau of Cherry"

CC010.001.012.005.004 (RS238045)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Cherry" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular dressing has projecting front corners; overhanging top with molded edge; apron with carved surface in front only and front corner blocks with carved quatrefoils; three graduated drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons; projecting round columnar front stiles with fluting and carved acanthus leaves at base; skirt with carved foliage in front; molded panels on sides; and short tapered fluted cylindrical legs with ring cuffs. Title, design notes, and "Made for C. Vanderbilt 28030" 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 (4 7/8 x 6 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
4 7/8x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306985
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.005.004

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

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