Bureau with Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neocalssical-style rectangular dresser has overhanging top with molded edge and ovolo front corners; shallow backboard with cut out scrolled ends; two shallow drawers in one tier above three larger drawers; round pulls on top drawers and bail handles on three lower drawers; columnar reeded stiles; straight skirt; short vasiform turned feet in front; and simple bracket rear feet. Oval mirror has narrow frame and is supported by two tapered columnar arrms with carved finials and reeded turnings at base which attach to backboard of dresser.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.014.001

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