"High Bureau for Shaving etc."

Description

Design drawing titled "High Bureau for Shaving etc." rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style rectangular dresser has bowed front; overhanging top with molded edge and ovolo front corners; shallow backboard; five drawers with bail handles in a two-over-three arrangement; key escucheons on three lower drawers; central panel between two top drawers has inlaid or carved diamond-haped medallion; columnar reeded stiles with carved acanthus leaves at top; turned vasiform front legs with reeding at top and tapered cylindrical feet; amd simple tapered rear legs. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
shaving stands
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 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

CC010.001.012.014.004

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