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Bureau with Mirror

CC010.001.012.028.001 (RS238022)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top with molded edge; narrow backboard; five drawers in a three-over-two arrangement; round pulls on upper drawers and bail handles on lower drawers; square stiles; straight skirt; tapered square feet; and brass inlay trim on drawer fronts and stiles. Oval mirror has brass inlay trim on frame and is attached to backboard by two tapered square columnar arms with carved pineapple finials. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing. Stamped in lower left corner but partially cut off is: "To be returned to / A. H. Davenport, / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass."

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 (7 5/8 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
7 5/8x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307097
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.028.001

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

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