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"Bureau of Cherry Painted"

CC010.001.012.045.003 (RS238039)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Cherry Painted" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has overhanging top; four drawers with bail handles in a two-over-two arrangement; carved foliate wreath between top two drawers; key escutcheons on lower drawers; recessed panels on sides; straight skirt; front fluted stiles; and one tapered square foot with carved acanthus leaves. Other feet have tapered round reeded feet with carved caps.Titl, design notes, "Made for C. Vanderbilt 27911" and "11480" 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 ink (5 1/4 x 7 inches)
Dimensions
5 1/4x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307174
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.045.003

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Other People
Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1873-1942

Descriptive Terms
chests of drawers
dressers (cupboards)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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