"Bureau of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Narrow rectangular bureau has overhanging top; four drawers in a graduated arrangement; top drawer with convex curved front; bail handles and bat-wing back plates on lower three drawers; key escutcheons on all drawres; columnar sturned spiral twist stiles; straight skirt; turned ovoid rear feet; and carved paw feet in front. Rectangular mirror with arched crest is attached to bureau by two S-shaped scrolled arms atop a long shallow base at rear of bureau. Title and "Det. # 12137" 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 (8 1/8 x 9 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.023.002

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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"Bureau of Mahogany"
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