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"Bureau"

CC010.001.012.021.002 (RS237847)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; backboard with two shallow drawers with curved fronts on each end; case with four drawers in a two-over-two arrangement;lower two drawers with slightly recessed bowfronts; freestanding columnar stiles with ring turnings at top and bottom; straight skirt; and short tapered reeded round legs with casters. Rectangular mirror with arched crest is attached to bureau at backboard between drawers by two supporting reeded columnar arms with turned urn finials. Title, design notes, "40720 / A. J. Croll" and "11963" 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 and colored pencil (9 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
9 1/2x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307066
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.021.002

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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