"Bureau of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Chippendale-style bureau with oxbow-shaped front has overhanging top with molded edge; four drawers in a graduated arrangement; bail handles, bat wing backplates and key escutcheons on all drawers; molded stiles; straight skirt with molded edge; and short cabriole legs with carved brackets and ball-and-claw feet. Title, design notes, "For Stock" and "Detail No 12357 / Oct. 2 1908 F. E. J." are handwritten on drawing. F. E. J. refers to Francis E. Jackson, a draftsman employed by A. H. Davenport Co.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 5/8 x 8 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.022.002

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

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