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"Mahog. Bureau"

CC010.001.012.040.002 (RS237904)

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahog. Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; narrow backboard; four drawers with bail handles in a two-over-two arrangement; rectangular plaque between two top drawers with inlaid, painted or carved kylix with swags; straight skirt; square stiles with inlaid, painted or carved bellflowers; and block feet with concealed casters. Oval mirror has narrow frame and is attached to backboard by two tapered round columnar supports with pineapple finials. Title, design notes, "C. F. Bates 28170 / N. Y. 7755 34052 = Chief" and "11935" 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 (7 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/4x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307153
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.040.002

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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