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"Bureau of White Mahog."

CC010.001.012.038.004 (RS237841)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of White Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Bowfront bureau has overhanging top and molded edge; shallow backboard; five drawers in a three-over-two arrangement; round pulls on top drawers and bail handles on lower drawers; square stiles; straight skirt; and short carved feet. Oval mirror with horizontal orientation has narrow frame and is attached to backboard by two tapered columnar supports with turned finials and carved acanthus leaves above a reeded section. Title, design notes, "Mr. Joshua Crane Jr. 31663" and "11922" 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 (8 5/8 x 5 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 5/8x 5 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307151
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.038.004

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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