"Bureau and Glass"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau and Glass" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of bureau or low chest and mirror is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; low backboard with shaped concave corners; five drawers with bail handles in a two-over-three arrangement; curved skirt; and bracket feet. Rectangular wall mirror frame has domed pediment and may be attached to backboard of bureau. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/4 x 6 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.017.001

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