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"Bureau & Glass"

CC010.001.012.009.003 (RS237811)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau & Glass" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular dresser has overhanging top with molded edge; backboard with concave corners; four drawers with carved moldings and bail handles in a two-over-two arrangement; rectangular panel between two top drawers with carved swag; key escutcheons on lower two drawers; straight skirt; square front stiles with carved twist molding and carved rosettes on lower corner blocks; molded panels on sides; and tapered fluted feet with carved cuffs. Rectangular wall mirror has carved twist molding. 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 (8 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/4x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307015
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.009.003

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
wall mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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