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"Bureau"

CC010.001.012.018.002 (RS237839)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style rectangular bureau has oxbow front; overhanging top with molded edge; low backboard with shaped ends; three graduated drawers with bail handles and bat wing back plates plates; carved central shell on top drawer; key escutcheons on lower two drawers; molded bottom edge; and four ball-and-claw feet. Rectangular mirror has shaped arched crest and is supported by two reeded columnar support arms that attach to backboard and which have turned finials. 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 ink (9 1/4 x 6 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
9 1/4x 6 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307054
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.018.002

Record details

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

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