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"Bureau"

CC010.001.012.013.002 (RS237862)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of a dresser and night table is shown. Neoclassical-style rectangular dresser has overhanging top with molded edge; narrow backboard; five drawers with round pulls iwith one tier of three drawers atop two wider drawers; columnar reeded stiles; straight skirt; and short reeded bulb turnings with carved cuff and straight cylindrical feet. Oval mirror has narrow frame and is supported by two tapered column arrms with carved finials and reeded turnings at base which attach to backboard of dresser. Oval night table has overhanging top; four reeded columns with shallow cupboard below; and four straight legs. Round night table with four straight legs and one low cabinet is shown in background. 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 (6 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/4x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307035
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.013.002

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
night tables
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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