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Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular dresser has recessed top compartment with three shallow drawers having round pulls; overhanging top; projecting top drawer with curved front and central carved leaf motif, followed by three slightly recessed graduated drawers with bail handles and bat wing backplates; freestanding reeded columnar stiles with carved acanthus leaf turnings above; straight skirt with curved front; and short feet on casters with foliate carving. Rectangular mirror with a narrow frame is supported by two large S-shaped scrolled arrms with carved foliage and rosettes attached to bracket on backboard. Title is handwritten on drawing.
chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
1 design drawing in pencil (9 3/8 x 7 1/8 inches)
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)