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Bureau and Mirror #12371 and Bureau and Mirror #12137

CC010.005.234 (RS243550)

Description

Black-and-white photograph of two bureaus with attached mirrors of similar design. The first rectangular bureau has overhanging top; four drawers in a two-over-two arrangement with top two drawers having projecting curved fronts; stiles formed of turned spiral twist columns; straight skirt; turned ovoid rear feet; and carved paw feet in front. Rectangular mirror with arched crest is attached to bureau by two S-shaped scrolled arms atop a long shallow base at rear of bureau. The second bureau has the same basic design but is narrower and taller than the first and has four drawers in a graduated arrangement. Handwritten notes on page include wood type, dimensions and A. H. Davenport Co. detail numbers 12371 and 12137.

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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
314585
Reference Code
CC010.005.234

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
chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
mirrors
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photographs
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"Bureau of Mahogany"
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