"Bureau"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular dresser has bowed front; overhanging top with molded edge; five drawers with bail handles in a two-over-three arrangement; inlaid or painted kylix and garlands on rectangular panel between two top drawers; square stiles with inlaid or painted bellflowers straight skirt with molded edge; and short carved feet. Oval wall mirror has ornately carved foliate and scrolled pediment and foliate scrolls at base. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
mirrors
wall mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 3/4 x 6 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.008.001

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