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"Bureau & Glass"

CC010.001.012.017.002 (RS237834)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular bureau has shallow blockfront form; overhanging top with molded edge; three graduated drawers with bail handles and bat wing backplates; inlaid patera on top drawer; key escutcheons on lower two drawers; straight skirt with molded lower edge; bracket feet; and inlaid quarter fans on brackets. Arched mirror frame is attached to bureau by concave brackets with inlaid paterae atop shallow 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 7/8 x 6 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
9 7/8x 6 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307050
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.017.002

Record details

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

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