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"Bureau of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.016.003 (RS237976)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; narrow backbaord with concave corners; five drawers in a two-over-three arrangement with top tier of two drawers projecting slightly; round glass knobs and key escutcheons on lower drawers; stiles in the form of Ionic columns; straight skirt; and short tapered round legs with cuffs. Oval mirror with narrow frame is supported by two S-shaped arm supports which attach to backboard. 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 pencil (7 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/2x 10 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307048
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.016.003

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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