"Dressing Glass"

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Glass" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Small bowfront 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; carved scrolling garlands on top two drawer fronts; square stiles with carved ornamentation; straight skirt; tall reeded round legs with ovoid feet. Oval mirror has carved narrow frame and is secured to bureau by a carved shaped backboard bracket. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 x 4 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.029.002

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