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"Bureau & Bookcase of Mahog."

CC010.001.012.053.002 (RS237876)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau & Bookcase of Mahog." rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular bookcase has flat top; molded cornice; carved frieze; two hinged glass doors with wood frames and muntins in a diamond-shaped pattern; four adjustable interior shelves; and molded base. Lower case has three graduated drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons; and rectangular base with molded upper edge. Title, design notes, "J. W. Wadsworth 30177" and "11927" 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 x 5 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
8x 5 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307216
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.053.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
bookcases
chests of drawers
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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