"Mahogany and Inlay Bureau"

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany and Inlay Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style bowfront bureau has overhanging top; four drawers with branch veneer, bail handles and oval backplates; curved front skirt; bracket feet; and inlaid stringing on drawer fronts and skirt. Title, design note and "468" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 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

CC010.001.012.019.004

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

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