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"Bureau and Glass"

CC010.001.012.016.002 (RS238001)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau and Glass" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of bureau and wall mirror is shown; plan of top of bureau is also provided. Neoclassical-style bowfront bureau has overhanging top with molded edge; four drawers with bail handles; rectangular center panel on top drawer with inlaid kylix and quarterfans; key escutcheons on three lower drawers; straight skirt; and bracket feet. Queen Anne-style rectangular wall mirror frame has molded interior rim and projecting corners; crest with broken arch pediment, cut out scrolled ears, and pierced medallion with Prince of Wales feather motif; and shaped base with carved circular ornament. 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 (10 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/4x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307047
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.016.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Neoclassical
Queen Anne Style
chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
mirrors
wall mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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