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"Bureau"

CC010.001.012.007.004 (RS237948)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular dresser has overhanging top with molded edge; shallow backboard; four drawers with bail handles in a two-over-two arrangement; square stiles with inlaid or painted bellflowers and stringing; straight skirt; and tapered reeded feet with cuffs. Rectangular mirror frame has demilune pediment with carved ribbon and bow motif at top and is attached to dresser by two reeded columnar supports with turned finials and carved acanthus leaves at base. 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 1/8 x 6 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/8x 6 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307005
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.007.004

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)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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