"Bureau"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Bowfront bureau has overhanging top; curving backboard; five drawers with bail handles and oval backplates in a two-over-three arrangement; key escutcheons on lower three drawers; base with molded rim and straight skirt; and bracket feet. Round mirror with narrow frame is attached to bureau by two turned columnar support arms with round finials. Title and "408" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 x 5 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.020.001

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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