Bureau and Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of bureau or dresser and wall mirror is shown. Neoclassical-style rectangular dresser has recessed compartment on top containing two shallow drawers with turned stiles, and backboard above with cut out ears; two shallow drawers in one tier above four drawers; round pulls on all drawers; turned stiles with carved acanthus leaves atop spiral twist columns; straight skirt with molded edge; and short vasiform and ring turned legs terminating in small bun feet. Rectangular wall mirror frame is gilded and has half spool and ring turnings on all sides. Design notes and "Schaffner" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.013.003

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