"Bureau"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular bureau or dresser has serpentine curved front with canted front corners; overhanging top with molded edge; scrolled backboard; three drawers with foliate carved drawer handles and key escutcheons; stiles with carved foliate motifs; carved shaped skirt; scroll toe and peg feet with foliate carving. Attached rectangular mirror frame has curved crest rail with carved cartouche and ribbon garland at top. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressers (chests of drawers)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 7/8 x 6 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.004.002

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