Bureau and Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top with molded edge and projecting front corners; three drawers with bail handles; carved cartouche on top drawer; shaped skirt with carved central drop shell and foliage ornament; freestanding tapered square columns at corners between upper and lower carved blocks; molded panels on sides; and short acanthus carved feet with pads. Separate rectangular mirror is shown atop bureau and has curved sides and arched top with carved ornamentation throughout.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 3/8 x 8 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.011.003

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