"Bureau White Mahogany Painted Decoration"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307061

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau White Mahogany Painted Decoration" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Bureau has serpentine front; overhanging top; five drawers with bail handles and oval backplates in a two-over-three arrangement; key escutcheons on lower three drawers; painted stringing and quarter fans on all drawer fronts; straight skirt; and French bracket feet. Title, design notes, "for J. C. Hoagland / 31778" and "11583" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 3/4 x 5 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.020.002

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