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"Bureau of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.026.001 (RS237966)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Mahogany" rendered in ink on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top of bureau is also provided. Rectangular bureau has canted front corners; overhanging top with molded edge; backboard with concave corners; four drawers in a two-over-two arrangement; bail handles; key escutcheons on two lower drawers; canted stiles with carved ornamentation; shaped serpentine skirt with carved center scrolls; and rectangular carved block feet. Rectangular wall mirror frame has shaped arched crest; carved and gilded center shell and foliate garlands; and beaded interior molding. Title and design notes 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 ink (10 5/8 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
10 5/8x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307079
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.026.001

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
wall mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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