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Bureau and Mirror

CC010.001.012.013.003 (RS237850)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of bureau or dresser and wall mirror is shown. Neoclassical-style rectangular dresser has recessed compartment on top containing two shallow drawers with turned stiles, and backboard above with cut out ears; two shallow drawers in one tier above four drawers; round pulls on all drawers; turned stiles with carved acanthus leaves atop spiral twist columns; straight skirt with molded edge; and short vasiform and ring turned legs terminating in small bun feet. Rectangular wall mirror frame is gilded and has half spool and ring turnings on all sides. Design notes and "Schaffner" 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 (8 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/4x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307036
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.013.003

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
wall mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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