"Bureau"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Bowfront bureau has overhanging top; four drawers with bail handles in a two-over-two arrangement; molded rim at bottom; shaped skirt; and bracket feet. Oval mirror is attached to bureau by two tapered round columnar supports with reeding and foliate carving at bottom and carved finials. Title and one dimension are handwritten on drawing. Stamped in lower right corner but partially cut off is: "To be returned to / A. H. Davenport, / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass."

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 7/8 x 5 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.028.004

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