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"Bureau"

CC010.001.012.008.002 (RS237899)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular dresser has overhanging top; shallow backboard with concave corners; four graduated drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons; square stiles with carved twist molding; straight skirt; and tapered feet with cuffs. Rectangular mirror frame has carved bowknot and ribbon swag ornament at top, carved twist molding on perimeter, and carved rosettes at corners. Mirror is attached to dresser by two fluted supports with carved rosettes at top and pineapple finials. Title and design notes 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 (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
307007
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.008.002

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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