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Bureau and Mirror #12338

CC010.005.225 (RS243779)

Description

Black-and-white photograph of bureau and attached mirror. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top with projecting front corners; shallow backboard with concave corners; five drawers with bail handles in a two-over-three arrangement; rectangular panel between two top drawers with carved kylix and garland; straight skirt with molded edge; freestanding round columns with fluting and carved acanthus leaves at bottom between carved top and bottom front corner blocks; and short tapered fluted legs with brass caps and casters. Rectangular molded mirror frame has gently curved top with concave top corners and is attached to bureau by two fluted round columns with carved acanthus leaves at base, carved rectangular blocks and turned finials. Handwritten notes on page include wood type, dimensions and A. H. Davenport Co. detail number 12338.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1913-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 black-and-white photograph (7 3/16 x 9 3/16 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/16x 9 3/16 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
314576
Reference Code
CC010.005.225

Record details

Originator
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Photographer)
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
dressers (chests of drawers)
mirrors
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photographs
Related Items
"Bureau for Stock"

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