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"Bureau"

CC010.001.012.028.004 (RS237997)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Bowfront bureau has overhanging top; four drawers with bail handles in a two-over-two arrangement; molded rim at bottom; shaped skirt; and bracket feet. Oval mirror is attached to bureau by two tapered round columnar supports with reeding and foliate carving at bottom and carved finials. Title and one dimension are handwritten on drawing. Stamped in lower right 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 7/8 x 5 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
7 7/8x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307100
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.028.004

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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