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"Bureau Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.036.002 (RS237873)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Bureau has serpentine front with ovolo corners; overhanging top and molded edge; tall backboard; three drawers in a graduated arrangement; carved anthemions on top drawer; reeded columnar stiles with carved foliate top section; and turned ovoid feet. Rectangular mirror has arched crest and is attached to backboard by two tapered reeded columnar supports with turned finials and carved foliate motifs at base. Title, design notes, "For Mr. Blinn" and "11594" 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 (9 x 5 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
9x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307138
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.036.002

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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