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"Dressing Case Etc. of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.033.002 (RS237792)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Case Etc. of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Bureau has overhanging top with molded edge; center section with four drawers with bail handles in a two-over-two arrangement rectangular panel between two top drawers with kylix motif; retractable sliding shelf above top drawers; cupboard on each side of center section, each with one hinged door, carved twist moldings on outer stiles, and rectangular carved recessed panels on cupboard doors; rectangular base with molded top rim; and sliding tray drawers inside cupboards. Large rectangular mirror has wide frame and is attached to top and flanked by two large rectangular supports with carved moldings at top. 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 pencil (8 x 10 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
8x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307131
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.033.002

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)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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