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"Bureau"

CC010.001.012.013.001 (RS237924)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in ink on trace. Front view of bureau or dresser and wall mirror is shown. Neoclassical-style rectangular dresser has overhanging top with molded edge; shallow backboard with concave corners; five drawers with round pulls in a two-over-three arrangement; rectangular panel between two top drawers with carved kylix; top corner blocks with carved foliate motifs; straight skirt with molded edge; columnar stiles; and short reeded bulb turnings on short cylindrical feet. Title is 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 ink (8 3/4 x 6 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 3/4x 6 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307034
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.013.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Neoclassical
chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
mirrors
wall mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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