"Painted Bureau"

Description

Design drawing titled "Painted Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Low chest of drawers has rectangular form with canted front corners; overhanging marble top; three graduated drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons; stiles with molded edges; shaped curved skirt with painted floral motif at center; and short carved feet. Title, design notes, "Made for C. Vanderbilt" and "11313" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (cupboards)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.002.002

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

Description Level

Item