Bureau with Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Bowfront bureau has overhanging top with molded edge; backboard with concave corners; upper recessed compartment with three shallow drawers in one tier; five drawers in a two-over-three arrangement; kylix and swag ornment between two upper drawers; round pulls on upper compartment drawers and bail handles on all other drawers; square stiles with bellflower decoration; and tapered square feet with cuffs. Oval mirror is supported by two curved arms with urn finials attached to top compartment. "3658" is 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 x 5 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.024.002

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