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"High Bureau for Shaving etc."

CC010.001.012.014.004 (RS237816)

Description

Design drawing titled "High Bureau for Shaving etc." rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style rectangular dresser has bowed front; overhanging top with molded edge and ovolo front corners; shallow backboard; five drawers with bail handles in a two-over-three arrangement; key escucheons on three lower drawers; central panel between two top drawers has inlaid or carved diamond-haped medallion; columnar reeded stiles with carved acanthus leaves at top; turned vasiform front legs with reeding at top and tapered cylindrical feet; amd simple tapered rear legs. Title and design notes 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 ink (7 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/4x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307041
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.014.004

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)
shaving stands
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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