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Bureau with Mirror

CC010.001.012.024.002 (RS237856)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Bowfront bureau has overhanging top with molded edge; backboard with concave corners; upper recessed compartment with three shallow drawers in one tier; five drawers in a two-over-three arrangement; kylix and swag ornment between two upper drawers; round pulls on upper compartment drawers and bail handles on all other drawers; square stiles with bellflower decoration; and tapered square feet with cuffs. Oval mirror is supported by two curved arms with urn finials attached to top compartment. "3658" is 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 x 5 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
8x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307074
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.024.002

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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