"Bureau of French Walnut"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of French Walnut" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Rectangular low chest of drawers has overhanging top with carved molded edge; five drawers with bail handles in a two-over-three arrangment; protruding carved animal head between two top drawers; stiles with carved fruit and foliage garlands; carved rails and lower molded case edge; and large paw feet. Title, design notes, "Made for W. C. Whitney / Order 38710" and "11347" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (4 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.002.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item