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"Bureau"

CC010.001.012.008.001 (RS237881)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular dresser has bowed front; overhanging top with molded edge; five drawers with bail handles in a two-over-three arrangement; inlaid or painted kylix and garlands on rectangular panel between two top drawers; square stiles with inlaid or painted bellflowers straight skirt with molded edge; and short carved feet. Oval wall mirror has ornately carved foliate and scrolled pediment and foliate scrolls 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 (10 3/4 x 6 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/4x 6 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307006
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.008.001

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
wall mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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