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"Bureau of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.022.002 (RS237810)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Chippendale-style bureau with oxbow-shaped front has overhanging top with molded edge; four drawers in a graduated arrangement; bail handles, bat wing backplates and key escutcheons on all drawers; molded stiles; straight skirt with molded edge; and short cabriole legs with carved brackets and ball-and-claw feet. Title, design notes, "For Stock" and "Detail No 12357 / Oct. 2 1908 F. E. J." are handwritten on drawing. F. E. J. refers to Francis E. Jackson, a draftsman employed by A. H. Davenport Co.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1908-10-02
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (10 5/8 x 8 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
10 5/8x 8 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307069
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.022.002

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)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
Bureau #12357

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