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"Mahogany and Inlay Bureau"

CC010.001.012.019.004 (RS237987)

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany and Inlay Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style bowfront bureau has overhanging top; four drawers with branch veneer, bail handles and oval backplates; curved front skirt; bracket feet; and inlaid stringing on drawer fronts and skirt. Title, design note and "468" 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 (5 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
5 3/4x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307059
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.019.004

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Neoclassical
chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
Bureau and Mirror #12645 and Bureau #468
"Chest of Drawers of Mahogany and Inlay"

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