"Bureau & Glass"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular bureau has shallow blockfront form; overhanging top with molded edge; three graduated drawers with bail handles and bat wing backplates; inlaid patera on top drawer; key escutcheons on lower two drawers; straight skirt with molded lower edge; bracket feet; and inlaid quarter fans on brackets. Arched mirror frame is attached to bureau by concave brackets with inlaid paterae atop shallow backboard. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
blockfront (shape)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 7/8 x 6 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.017.002

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