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"Japanese Bureau of Cypress"

CC010.001.012.037.003 (RS238014)

Description

Design drawing titled "Japanese Burau of Cypress" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Bureau has two cases on a base with molded top rim and bracket feet. Lower rectangular case has eight drawers of varying widths and heights arranged in five tiers. Upper rectangular case projects outward over lower case and has convex curved sides with carved brackets below; two drawers on left and a cupboardon right of two shallow drawers arranged in a stairstep fashion; and backboard with central rectangular tablet. Title, design notes, "Made for Mr. Rumrell 10714" and "11393" 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 (6 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/4x 5 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307141
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.037.003

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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