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Bureau and Mirror #12645 and Bureau #468

CC010.005.235 (RS243781)

Description

Black-and-white photograph of two bureaus, one with an attached mirror. First rectangular bureau has upper recessed compartment with two shallow drawers with round rosette pulls in one tier; stiles with ring turnings; overhanging top with ovolo corners; and a narrow backboard. Lower case of bureau has overhanging top with ovolo corners; four drawers with round rosette pulls; columnar stiles with ovoid and ring turnings above reeded columns; straight skirt; and short legs with ring and ovoid turnings. Rectangular mirror is supported by two elongated carved vasiform arms with pineapple finials; arms attach to backboard of top compartment. The other Neoclassical-style bowfront bureau has overhanging top; four drawers with branch veneer, bail handles and oval backplates; curved front skirt; bracket feet; and inlaid stringing on drawer fronts and skirt. Handwritten notes on page include wood type, dimensions, and A. H. Davenport Co. detail numbers 12645 and 468.

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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
314586
Reference Code
CC010.005.235

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 (case furniture)
chests of drawers
mirrors
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photographs
Related Items
"Bureau of Mahogany"
"Mahogany and Inlay Bureau"
"Chest of Drawers of Mahogany and Inlay"

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