"Bureau and Glass"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau and 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; straight skirt; and bracket feet. Queen Anne-style rectangular wall mirror frame has molded interior rim and projecting corners; crest with broken arch pediment, cut out scrolled ears, and pierced medallion with Prince of Wales feather motif; and shaped base with carved circular ornament. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
mirrors
wall mirrors
Neoclassical
Queen Anne Style
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

CC010.001.012.016.002

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