"Large Bureau"

Description

Design drawing titled "Large Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top with molded edge; shallow backboard; seven drawers with bail handles in a three/three/one arrangement; square stiles; straight skirt with molded bottom edge; and large bun feet. Rectangular mirror has arched crest and is attached to backboard by two tall reeded tapered columns with ball 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 pencil (9 x 7 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.029.004

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