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"Bureau of Maple with Painted Decoration"

CC010.001.012.041.003 (RS237837)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Maple with Painted Decoration" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; shallow backboard with shaped ends; five drawers with round pulls in a two-over-three arrangement; straight skirt; square stiles; and tapered square feet with cuffs. Rectangular mirror has narrow frame with shaped crest and is attached to backboard by two tapered square columnar supports with urn finials. Painted decoration includes garlands and swags on rectangular panel between top drawers; bellflowers on stiles; garlands on mirror crest; and stringing over entire surface. Title and "14166" 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 (9 5/8 x 6 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
9 5/8x 6 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307158
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.041.003

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)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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