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"Bureau of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.018.001 (RS238041)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of bureau is shown; plan of top is also provided. Bowfront bureau has overhanging top with molded edge; low backboard with concave corners; four drawers; inlaid klyix on top drawer; square stiles with inlaid bellflowers; straight skirt; and tapered feet with cuffs. Oval mirror has narrow frame and is supported by two turned tapered column which attach to backboard of bureau and have ovoid finials. Title, design notes, "For W. R.. Holmes" and "11584" 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 (9 1/8 x 5 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
9 1/8x 5 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307053
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.018.001

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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