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Bureau with Mirror

CC010.001.012.054.002 (RS237870)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; four drawers with bail handles, bat-wing backplates and key escutcheons; rectangular corner blocks at top which project slightly; reeded columnar stiles; straight skirt; and short cabriole legs with ball-and-claw feet. Oval mirror has narrow frame and is attached to top of bureau by two S- shaped arms. "W. B. Schiller" is 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 (10 5/8 x 8 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
10 5/8x 8 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307220
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.054.002

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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