Skip to content

Search Collections

"Bureau Painted Grey & White"

CC010.001.012.037.001 (RS237914)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau Painted Grey & White" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top with molded edge; shallow backboard; four drawers with bail handles in a two-over-two arrangement; straight skirt; and bracket feet with concealed casters. Round mirror has narrow frame and is attached to backboard by two round columnar supports with turned finials. Title, design notes, "11297" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten is "Made for R. C. Hooper 36575 / " " Stock in Mahog. 3674."

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 1/2 x 6 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/2x 6 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307139
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.037.001

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

Browse Collection

Use the links below to browse up and down the collection hierarchy from the current record.

Comments