"Bureau"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style rectangular bureau has oxbow front; overhanging top with molded edge; low backboard with shaped ends; three graduated drawers with bail handles and bat wing back plates plates; carved central shell on top drawer; key escutcheons on lower two drawers; molded bottom edge; and four ball-and-claw feet. Rectangular mirror has shaped arched crest and is supported by two reeded columnar support arms that attach to backboard and which have turned finials. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
oxbow (shape)
Chippendale
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (9 1/4 x 6 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.018.002

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