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"Bureau of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.011.001 (RS237970)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular bureau or dresser has overhanging top; shallow backboard; four drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons; straight skirt with molded edges; square front stiles with bellflower spray and carved rosettes in corner blocks at base; and tapered carved square feet. Rectangular mirror has narrow frame and is attached to bureau by two square fluted columnar supports with urn finials. Title, design notes, "For / J. Stillman / N. Y. Order / No. 7865" and "11595" 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 (7 3/8 x 6 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/8 x 6 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307026
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.011.001

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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