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"Dressing Case of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.036.001 (RS237939)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Case of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Bureau or dressing case has two banks of drawers flanking a full-length mirror. Each side section has backboard with angled bracket supporting mirror; overhanging top with ovolo front corners and molded edge; four drawers with bail handles; reeded columnar front stiles; and tapered cylindrical feet with carved cuffs. Full-length rectangular mirror has narrow shelf with concave front ath the base. Title, design notes, "Made for Mrs. Osgood / 36136 Order," "11541" and "Mar. 18 -1907 / J. B. W." are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1907-03-18
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (9 x 6 inches)
Dimensions
9x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307137
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.036.001

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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