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"Bureau"

CC010.001.012.015.003 (RS237994)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular dresser has recessed top compartment with three shallow drawers having round pulls; overhanging top; projecting top drawer with curved front and central carved leaf motif, followed by three slightly recessed graduated drawers with bail handles and bat wing backplates; freestanding reeded columnar stiles with carved acanthus leaf turnings above; straight skirt with curved front; and short feet on casters with foliate carving. Rectangular mirror with a narrow frame is supported by two large S-shaped scrolled arrms with carved foliage and rosettes attached to bracket on backboard. 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 pencil (9 3/8 x 7 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
9 3/8x 7 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307044
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.015.003

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
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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