"Bureau & Glass"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau & Glass" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular dresser has overhanging top with molded edge; backboard with concave corners; four drawers with carved moldings and bail handles in a two-over-two arrangement; rectangular panel between two top drawers with carved swag; key escutcheons on lower two drawers; straight skirt; square front stiles with carved twist molding and carved rosettes on lower corner blocks; molded panels on sides; and tapered fluted feet with carved cuffs. Rectangular wall mirror has carved twist molding. 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 (8 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.009.003

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