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"Bureau of Mahog."

CC010.001.012.032.002 (RS237885)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Mahog." rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Tall narrow bureau has upper recessed compartment with two shallow drawers flanked by by curved backboard; overhanging top with molded edge; six drawers with bail handles in a two-over-four arrangement; square stiles; and ovoid feet with carved acanthus leaves above. Oval mirror has narrow frame and is attached to upper compartment top by two tall columnar supports with turned finials and reeding. Title, design notes, "Fact. 22346" and "11729" 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 pencil (7 5/8 x 4 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
7 5/8x 4 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307126
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.032.002

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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