"Bureau"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular dresser has overhanging top with molded edge; shallow backboard; three drawers with round pulls and garland ornamentation in top tier; two drawers with bail handles below; stiles with carved twist molding; straight skirt; and short carved feet. Rectangular mirror frame has arched pediment and is attached to dresser by two carved brackets at base. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 5/8 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.008.004

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