"Bureau and Glass"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau and Glass" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular dresser has overhanging top; shallow backboard with concave corners; four drawers with brass bail handles and key escutcheons in a two-over-two arrangement; straight skirt; square stiles with bellflower decoration; and tapered cylindrical feet with cuffs. Gilded rectangular wall mirror has arched pediment; carved rosettes in corners; and carved foliate spray at top. Title and design notes are 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 and colored pencil (10 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.009.002

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