Bureau with Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top with molded edge; backboard with carved scrolls at shaped ends; four drawers in a graduated arrangement; bail handles and key escutcheons on all drawers; molded stiles; straight skirt with molded lower edge; and carved block feet with pierced brackets. Rectangular mirror with arched crest is attached to bureau at backboard by two tapered square columns with urn finials. Dimensions and "3745" 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 (10 5/8 x 7 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.023.001

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