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"Bureau"

CC010.001.012.037.004 (RS237965)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; backboard with concave ends; three drawers with bail handles in a graduated arrangement; square stiles; short tapered square legs with brass cuffs and casters; and painted or inlaid decoration including fruit basket on top drawer and bellflowers and stringing on front stiles. Rectangular mirror has arched crest and is attached to backboard by two tapered columnar supports with turned finials and reeding at base. Title, design notes and "Geo. Sykes" 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 ink (8 x 6 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
8x 6 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307142
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.037.004

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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