"Bureau of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular dresser has overhanging top; four graduated drawers; bail handle and key escutcheon, both with bat wing backplates, shown on one drawer; reeded columnar stiles with rectangular corner blocks above; straight skirt; and ball-and-claw bracketed feet. Oval mirror with a narrow frame has a horizontal orientation and is supported by two large S-shaped scrolled arrms attached to top of case. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 5/8 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.014.003

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