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"Bureau"

CC010.001.012.020.001 (RS237882)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Bowfront bureau has overhanging top; curving backboard; five drawers with bail handles and oval backplates in a two-over-three arrangement; key escutcheons on lower three drawers; base with molded rim and straight skirt; and bracket feet. Round mirror with narrow frame is attached to bureau by two turned columnar support arms with round finials. Title and "408" 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 (7 x 5 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
7x 5 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307060
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.020.001

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
Related Items
"Bureau for Boy's Room"
Dressing Table #118, Bureau and Mirror #408, Bureau #216 and Toilet Mirror #153

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