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"Bureau and Mirror"

CC010.001.012.017.004 (RS237890)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau and Mirror" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Bowfront bureau has overhanging top; backboard with cut out scrolled ends; four graduated drawers with bail handles and oval backplates; shaped curved skirt on three sides; and French bracket feet. Queen Anne-style rectangular mirror has shaped scrolled crest with gilded Prince of Wales feather motif in cutout medallion and conforming base. 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 (8 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
8 3/4x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307052
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.017.004

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)
mirrors
wall mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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