"Birdseye Maple Bureau"

Description

Design drawing titled "Birdesye Maple Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular dresser has curving front and canted front corners; overhanging top; three drawers; straight skirt; square front stiles with carved volutes at top and foliate motifs at bottom; and carved scroll bracket and peg feet. Rectangular mirror has curving frame with carved volutes; carved bowknot and ribbon ornament at top; and carved shell and scrolled brackets at base securing it to bureau. Title, design notes, "Dennis Sheedy Esq. 27128" and "11926" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 5/8 x 6 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.011.002

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