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Design drawing titled "Bureau and Glass of White Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of bureau or low chest and wall mirror is shown; plan of top of bureau is also provided. Neoclassical-style bowfront bureau has overhanging top with molded carved edge; five drawers in a two-over-three arrangement; rectangular panel between two top drawers with inlaid bowknots, garlands and swags; round pulls on top drawers; bail handles, oval back plates and key escutcheons on three lower drawers; straight skirt; and carved bracket feet. Gilded rectangular mirror frame has carved interior molding; ornately carved broken scroll pediment with inlaid garlands, swags and foliate motifs and an urn finial; and swags on bottom. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.
chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
1 design drawing in pencil (10 1/4 x 6 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)