"Bureau Painted Grey & White"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau Painted Grey & White" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular low chest of drawers has overhanging marble top; four drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons in a graduated arrangment; fluted stiles with carved acanthus leaves; straight apron with molded edges and carved foliate drop in center; and tapered fluted feet. Title, design notes, "Made for C. Vanderbilt / 27885," and "11324" 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 5 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.002.004

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