"Bureau of Cherry"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Cherry" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular dressing has projecting front corners; overhanging top with molded edge; apron with carved surface in front only and front corner blocks with carved quatrefoils; three graduated drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons; projecting round columnar front stiles with fluting and carved acanthus leaves at base; skirt with carved foliage in front; molded panels on sides; and short tapered fluted cylindrical legs with ring cuffs. Title, design notes, and "Made for C. Vanderbilt 28030" 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 7/8 x 6 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.005.004

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