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"Bureau"

CC010.001.012.008.004 (RS237888)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular dresser has overhanging top with molded edge; shallow backboard; three drawers with round pulls and garland ornamentation in top tier; two drawers with bail handles below; stiles with carved twist molding; straight skirt; and short carved feet. Rectangular mirror frame has arched pediment and is attached to dresser by two carved brackets 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 5/8 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
7 5/8x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307009
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.008.004

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)
mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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