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"Bureau of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.022.001 (RS237821)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; backboard with concave ends; five drawers in a two-over-three arrangement; top two drawers with convex curved fronts; carved basket of fruit on rectangular panel between two top drawers; round glass pulls on lower drawers; turned columnar stiles with foliate and spiral carvings and carved acanthus leaves at top; straight skirt; and tapered round feet with carved acanthus leaves. Oval mirror is attached to bureau at backboard by two S-shaped arms with carved scrolls and foliage. Title, design notes, "Mrs. W. T. White" and "Detailed May 5 - 1903 - J.P.H." are handwritten on drawing. J. P. H. refers to James P. Harrington, a designer emplyed at A. H. Davenport Co.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1903-05-05
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (7 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/4x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307068
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.022.001

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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