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"Bureau and Glass"

CC010.001.012.009.002 (RS237860)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau and Glass" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular dresser has overhanging top; shallow backboard with concave corners; four drawers with brass bail handles and key escutcheons in a two-over-two arrangement; straight skirt; square stiles with bellflower decoration; and tapered cylindrical feet with cuffs. Gilded rectangular wall mirror has arched pediment; carved rosettes in corners; and carved foliate spray at top. 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 and colored 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
307014
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.009.002

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
wall mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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