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"Bureau of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.023.002 (RS237840)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Narrow rectangular bureau has overhanging top; four drawers in a graduated arrangement; top drawer with convex curved front; bail handles and bat-wing back plates on lower three drawers; key escutcheons on all drawres; columnar sturned spiral twist stiles; straight skirt; turned ovoid rear feet; and carved paw feet in front. Rectangular mirror with arched crest is attached to bureau by two S-shaped scrolled arms atop a long shallow base at rear of bureau. Title and "Det. # 12137" 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 (8 1/8 x 9 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/8x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307071
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.023.002

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
Related Items
"Bureau of Mahogany"
Bureau and Mirror #12371 and Bureau and Mirror #12137

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