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"Bureau of Mahogany and Gold"

CC010.001.012.010.002 (RS237922)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Mahogany and Gold" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; backboard with concave corners; five drawers with bail handles in a two-over-three arrangement; rectangular panel between two top drawers with fruit basket and garland decorations; skirt with central carved shell and scroll ornament; square fluted front stiles with carved blocks at bottom; and tapered carved feet. Rectangular wall mirror has arched pediment; protruding corners; and gilded carved molding and top foliate ornament. 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 (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
307019
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.010.002

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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