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Bureau and Mirror

CC010.001.012.014.002 (RS237985)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular dresser has overhanging top with ovolo front corners; backboard with cut out scrolled ends; two shallow drawers in one tier above three larger drawers; round pulls on all drawers; birdseye maple veneer on top drawers and rectangular panel between drawers; key escutcheons on three lower drawers; columnar reeded stiles with carved cross-hatch pattern at top; straight skirt; short vasiform turned and carved feet in front; and simple bracket rear feet. Rectangular mirror frame has shaped S-curve at top of each side and may be attached to backboard of dresser at base. Design notes, "Mr. Croll" and "See Toilet Tables Page 56 for Table to Match" are handwritten on frame.

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 (7 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/4x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307039
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.014.002

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

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