Pencil sketch -- "Mahogany Bureau"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1935, undated

GUSN

GUSN-302084

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Description

Pencil sketch on trace titled "Mahogany Bureau." Sketch depicts rectangular bureau with molded overhanging top, three-quarter fluted columns at each corne, and tapering round fluted feet. Bureau has three tiers of drawers; the top tier has two drawers with round pulls. The two lower drawers each have two bail handles. Dimensions are handwritten on sketch. Sketch was found inside photo album CC010.002.119; the photograph on page 95 of the album depicts the finished bureau.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests (case furniture)
dressers (cupboards)
sketches
design drawings

Physical Description

1 pencil drawing on trace (9 x 11 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.119.001

Record Details

Originator

Possibly Irving & Casson (Manufacturer)
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Manufacturer)

Material Type

sketches
design drawings

Description Level

Item