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"Bureau of Oak"

CC010.001.012.039.004 (RS237858)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Oak" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Bowfront bureau has overhanging top with molded edge; shallow backboard with concave ends; five drawers in a two-over-three arrangement; round pulls on two side top drawers and bail handles on lower drawers; carved kylix and swags on center panel between top drawers; square stiles with carved bellflowers above fluting; straight skirt; and tapered carved feet. Title, design notes, "F. B. Pratt 31007" and "11901" 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 (4 3/4 x 6 inches)
Dimensions
4 3/4x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307146
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.039.004

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)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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