"Bureau"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of a dresser and night table is shown. Neoclassical-style rectangular dresser has overhanging top with molded edge; narrow backboard; five drawers with round pulls iwith one tier of three drawers atop two wider drawers; columnar reeded stiles; straight skirt; and short reeded bulb turnings with carved cuff and straight cylindrical feet. Oval mirror has narrow frame and is supported by two tapered column arrms with carved finials and reeded turnings at base which attach to backboard of dresser. Oval night table has overhanging top; four reeded columns with shallow cupboard below; and four straight legs. Round night table with four straight legs and one low cabinet is shown in background. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
mirrors
night tables
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.013.002

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