"Dressing Case"

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Case" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Small rectangular bureau has overhanging top with molded edge; shallow backboard; five drawers with bail handles in a two-over-three arrangement; straight skirt; and square stiles extending into legs with cuffed feet. Rectangular mirror with arched crest is secured to backboard by two tapered square columnar arms with ovoid finials. 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 (6 1/8 x 5 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.029.003

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