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Bureau with Mirror

CC010.001.012.014.001 (RS237895)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neocalssical-style rectangular dresser has overhanging top with molded edge and ovolo front corners; shallow backboard with cut out scrolled ends; two shallow drawers in one tier above three larger drawers; round pulls on top drawers and bail handles on three lower drawers; columnar reeded stiles; straight skirt; short vasiform turned feet in front; and simple bracket rear feet. Oval mirror has narrow frame and is supported by two tapered columnar arrms with carved finials and reeded turnings at base which attach to backboard of dresser.

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 1/8 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/8x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307038
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.014.001

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
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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