Bureau with Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Chippendale-style rectangular bureau has slighlty projecting front center section; overhanging top with molded edge; shallow backboard with shaped ends; four drawers iwith bail handles and bat-wing back plates; large carved anthemion on center of top drawer; reeded stiles; straight skirt with molded lower edge; and large ball-and-claw feet. Rectangular mirror rests on backboard and has frame with beaded interior molding; shaped crest with scrolled cut outs; and carved phoenix in center open medallion. "12098" and "12154" are handwritten on drawing beside mirror and chest, respectively.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.024.003

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