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Bureau with Mirror

CC010.001.012.024.003 (RS238016)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Chippendale-style rectangular bureau has slighlty projecting front center section; overhanging top with molded edge; shallow backboard with shaped ends; four drawers iwith bail handles and bat-wing back plates; large carved anthemion on center of top drawer; reeded stiles; straight skirt with molded lower edge; and large ball-and-claw feet. Rectangular mirror rests on backboard and has frame with beaded interior molding; shaped crest with scrolled cut outs; and carved phoenix in center open medallion. "12098" and "12154" are handwritten on drawing beside mirror and chest, respectively.

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 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/4x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307075
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.024.003

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)
looking glasses
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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