Bureau and Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular dresser has overhanging top with ovolo front corners; backboard with cut out scrolled ends; two shallow drawers in one tier above three larger drawers; round pulls on all drawers; birdseye maple veneer on top drawers and rectangular panel between drawers; key escutcheons on three lower drawers; columnar reeded stiles with carved cross-hatch pattern at top; straight skirt; short vasiform turned and carved feet in front; and simple bracket rear feet. Rectangular mirror frame has shaped S-curve at top of each side and may be attached to backboard of dresser at base. Design notes, "Mr. Croll" and "See Toilet Tables Page 56 for Table to Match" are handwritten on frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.014.002

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