"Small Bureau of Cherry (Painted)"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-306967

Description

Design drawing titled "Small Bureau of Cherry (Painted)" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular low chest of drawers has overhanging marble top; five drawers with bail handles in a two-over-three graduated arrangement; fluted stiles; and acanthus carved feet. Title, design notes, "Made for C. Vanderbilt Room 7 / Job 27909," "J. B. W." and "11481" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (4 x 4 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.001.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Other People

Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1873-1942\n

Description Level

Item