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"Bureau"

CC010.001.012.041.001 (RS237795)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; shallow curved backboard; five drawers in a two-over-three arrangement; round pulls on top drawers and bail handles on lower drawers; straight skirt with molded lower edge; recessed rectangular panels on sides; and bun feet. Rectangular mirror has arched crest and is attached to backboard by two tapered round columnar supports with ovoid and ring turnings and finials. Title and "14006" 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 1/2 x 5 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/2x 5 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307156
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.041.001

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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