"Bureau Painted Grey & White"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau Painted Grey & White" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular dresser has overhanging top with molded edge; five drawers with bail handles in a two-over-three arrangement; key escutcheons on lower three drawers; straight skirt with molded edge; square front stiles with painted bellflower decoration; and tapered cylindrical feet with carved cuffs. Title, "Made for C. Vanderbilt Order 27880" and "11323" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.009.004

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