"Painted Bureau of Cherry"

Description

Design drawing titled "Painted Bureau of Cherry" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular low chest of drawers has overhanging marble top with molded edge; three drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons in a graduated arrangment; front stiles with painted bellflowers; and turned carved feet. Title, design notes, "Made for C. Vanderbilt 27892," and "11472" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (cupboards)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (3 7/8 x 5 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.002.003

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