"Bureau"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top with ovolo corners; narrow backboard with concave corners; four drawers in a two-over-two arrangement; bail handles; reeded columnar front stiles; straight skirt; and short tapered round front legs. Rectangular mirror has arched crest and is supported by two reeded columnar supporting arms which attach to backboard.Title and "4 - 4" 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 (7 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.026.002

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