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Bureau with Mirror

CC010.001.012.023.001 (RS237820)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top with molded edge; backboard with carved scrolls at shaped ends; four drawers in a graduated arrangement; bail handles and key escutcheons on all drawers; molded stiles; straight skirt with molded lower edge; and carved block feet with pierced brackets. Rectangular mirror with arched crest is attached to bureau at backboard by two tapered square columns with urn finials. Dimensions and "3745" 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 (10 5/8 x 7 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
10 5/8 x 7 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307070
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.023.001

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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