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"Bureau of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.025.001 (RS238000)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular bureau has upper recessed compartment with two shallow drawers with round rosette pulls in one tier; stiles with ring turnings; overhanging top with ovolo corners; and a narrow backboard. Lower case of bureau has overhanging top with ovolo corners; four drawers with round rosette pulls; columnar stiles with ovoid and ring turnings above reeded columns; straight skirt; and short legs with ring and ovoid turnings. Rectangular mirror is supported by two elongated carved vasiform arms with pineapple finials; arms attach to backboard of top compartment. Title and "Det. #12645" 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 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/4x 8 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307078
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.025.001

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
Related Items
Bureau and Mirror #12645 and Bureau #468

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