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"Birdseye Maple Bureau"

CC010.001.012.011.002 (RS237986)

Description

Design drawing titled "Birdesye Maple Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular dresser has curving front and canted front corners; overhanging top; three drawers; straight skirt; square front stiles with carved volutes at top and foliate motifs at bottom; and carved scroll bracket and peg feet. Rectangular mirror has curving frame with carved volutes; carved bowknot and ribbon ornament at top; and carved shell and scrolled brackets at base securing it to bureau. Title, design notes, "Dennis Sheedy Esq. 27128" and "11926" 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 (9 5/8 x 6 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
9 5/8x 6 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307027
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.011.002

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
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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