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"Dressing Glass"

CC010.001.012.029.002 (RS237812)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Glass" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Small bowfront bureau has overhanging top with molded edge; four drawers in a two-over-two arrangement; round pulls on upper drawers and bail handles on lower drawers; carved scrolling garlands on top two drawer fronts; square stiles with carved ornamentation; straight skirt; tall reeded round legs with ovoid feet. Oval mirror has carved narrow frame and is secured to bureau by a carved shaped backboard bracket. Title and design notes 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 ink (6 x 4 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
6x 4 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307108
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.029.002

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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