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"Bureau of Mahogany and Gilt Brass"

CC010.001.012.008.003 (RS237793)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Mahotany and Gilt Brass" rendered in ink on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular dresser has overhanging top; backboard with concave corners; apron with oval patarae on corner bloacks and foliate garlands at center; two drawers with round pulls and key excutcheons; square stiles with carved female bust at top; straight skirt with geometic motif at center; and block feet with palmettes. Oval mirror frame has beaded interior molding and is attached to dresser by two columnar supports with pineapple finials. Applied brass ornamentation may include items such as finials, apron patarae and central design, skirt decoration and palmettes. 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 ink (7 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/4x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307008
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.008.003

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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