"Bureau & Glass"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau & Glass" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of bureau and wall mirror is shown; plan of top of bureau is also provided. Neoclassical-style bowfront bureau has overhanging top with molded edge; four drawers with bail handles; rectangular center panel on top drawer with inlaid kylix and quarterfans; key escutcheons on three lower drawers; curved skirt; and bracket feet. Rectangular wall mirror frame has molded interior rim; crest with elaborate broken arch pediment with inlaid garlands and swags; urn finial; and shaped base with carved or inlaid circular ornament. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 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

CC010.001.012.016.001

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