"Bureau and Mirror"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau and Mirror" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Bowfront bureau has overhanging top; backboard with cut out scrolled ends; four graduated drawers with bail handles and oval backplates; shaped curved skirt on three sides; and French bracket feet. Queen Anne-style rectangular mirror has shaped scrolled crest with gilded Prince of Wales feather motif in cutout medallion and conforming base. Title and design notes are 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 ink (8 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

CC010.001.012.017.004

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