"Bureau of Oak"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Oak" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top with molded edge; four drawers in a two-over-two arrangement; round pulls on upper drawers and bail handles on lower drawers; rectangularr plaque between two top drawers with oval cartouche; square stiles, reeded in front; straight skirt; and tapered feet with casters. Rectangular mirror has arched top and is attached to rear of bureau top by two tall shaped brackets with narrow shelves at top. TItle is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (8 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

CC010.001.012.028.003

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