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"Bureau of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.007.002 (RS237982)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular dresser has overhanging top with ovolo corners; backboard with concave corners; four drawers with round pulls in a two-over-two arrangement; rectangular panel between two top drawers with carved, inlaid or painted decoration; straight skirt; round columnar front stiles; and tapered cylindrical feet with cuffs. Rectangular mirror frame has arched pediment and is attached to dresser by two round columnar supports with pineapple finials. 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 (10 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/4x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307003
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.007.002

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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