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"Bureau for Stock"

CC010.001.012.012.001 (RS238681)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau for Stock" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular dresser has overhanging top with projecting front corners; shallow backboard with concave corners; five drawers with bail handles in a two-over-three arrangement; rectangular panel between two top drawers with carved urn and garland decorations; straight skirt with molded edge; freestanding round columns with fluting and carved acanthus leaves at bottom between carved top and bottom front corner blocks; and short tapered fluted square legs and cuffed feet. Rectangular molded mirror frame has gently curved top with concave top corners and is attached to bureau by two fluted round columns with carved acanthus leaves at base, carved rectangular blocks and turned finials. Title, design notes and "Detail No. 12338" 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 5/8 x 8 inches)
Dimensions
10 5/8x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307029
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.012.001

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
Related Items
Bureau and Mirror #12338

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