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"Bureau for Boy's Room"

CC010.001.012.031.002 (RS237947)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau for Boy's Room" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Bowfront bureau has overhanging top; shallow serpentine backboard; five drawers in an two-over-three arrangement; round pulls on upper drawers and bail handles on lower drawers; straight skirt with molded edge; and simple bracket feet Round mirror has narrow frame and is attached to backboard by two tall tapered round columnar supports with ball finials. Title and "408" 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 (7 x 6 inches)
Dimensions
7x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307123
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.031.002

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
Related Items
"Bureau"
Dressing Table #118, Bureau and Mirror #408, Bureau #216 and Toilet Mirror #153

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