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Bureau with Mirror

CC010.001.012.028.002 (RS237797)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Bowfront bureau has overhanging top; narrow backboard with concave ends; five drawers in a three-over-two arrangement; round pulls on upper drawers and bail handles on lower drawers; floral spray motif on center top drawer; square stiles; straight skirt; and tapered square feet with cuffs. Rectangular mirror has shaped arched top and is attached to backboard by two tapered round columnar arms with carved pineapple finials and acanthus leaves at base.

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 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/4x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307098
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.028.002

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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