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CC010.001.012.039.001 (RS237879)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; four drawers with bail handles in a two-over-two arrangement; straight skirt; square stiles with carved, painted or inlaid trefoil motif and stringing; and tapered cylindrical feet wtih cuffs. Rectangular mirror has curved crest rail with carved scrolls and volutes flanking a chreub face at top; carved molding on inside perimeter. Mirror extends the full width of the bureau and is attached to the rear of the bureau top. Title, design notes, "Mr. Edwards" and "Det 16 Jan. 1903" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1903-01-16
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (7 x 10 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 x 10 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307143
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.039.001

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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