"Bureau"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in ink on trace. Front view of bureau or dresser and wall mirror is shown. Neoclassical-style rectangular dresser has overhanging top with molded edge; shallow backboard with concave corners; five drawers with round pulls in a two-over-three arrangement; rectangular panel between two top drawers with carved kylix; top corner blocks with carved foliate motifs; straight skirt with molded edge; columnar stiles; and short reeded bulb turnings on short cylindrical feet. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (8 3/4 x 6 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.013.001

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