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"Bureau Painted Grey & White"

CC010.001.012.009.004 (RS237992)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau Painted Grey & White" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular dresser has overhanging top with molded edge; five drawers with bail handles in a two-over-three arrangement; key escutcheons on lower three drawers; straight skirt with molded edge; square front stiles with painted bellflower decoration; and tapered cylindrical feet with carved cuffs. Title, "Made for C. Vanderbilt Order 27880" and "11323" 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 (6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
6 3/4x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307016
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.009.004

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Other People
Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1873-1942

Descriptive Terms
chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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