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"Bureau"

CC010.001.012.030.002 (RS237950)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; four drawers with bail handles in a two-over-two arrangement; rectangular plaque between two top drawers with carved, painted or inlaid kylix in an oval cartouche and quarter fans; square stiles; and rectangular base with molded top edge. Rectangular mirror has wide frame and is attached to rear of bureau top by two tall shaped brackets with narrow shelves at top. Title is 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 pencil (7 3/4 x 6 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/4x 6 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307113
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.030.002

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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