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CC010.001.012.039.003 (RS237877)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top with molded edge; shallow backboard with concave corners; five drawers in a three-over-two arrangement; round pulls on top drawers and bail handles on lower drawers; straight skirt; square stiles; and tapered square feet with cuffs and casters. Oval mirror has narrow frame and is attached to backboard by two tapered square columnar supports with urn finials. Title, design notes, "Mr. Hapgood" and "Det. by R. B. Oct. 10 - 1905" are handwritten on drawing. R. B. refers to Robert Brown, a designer employed by A. H. Davenport Co. Embossed on lower left corner but partially cut off is: "Return To / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96 Washington St. / Boston, MAss."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1905-10-05
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (7 x 6 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 x 6 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307145
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.039.003

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)
mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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