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"Bureau of Mahogany and Brass"

CC010.001.012.007.003 (RS237957)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Mahogany and Brass" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular dresser has overhanging top with ovolo corners and molded edge; shallow backboard; five drawers with round pulls in a three-over-two arrangement; straight skirt; round columnar front stiles; and short tapered reeded legs with small ball feet. Rectangular mirror frame has demilune pediment and is attached to dresser by two round columnar supports with pineapple finials. Brass ornamentation may include: foliate motifs on drawers; stile capitals; fluted legs and 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 (7 1/2 x 6 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/2x 6 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307004
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.007.003

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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