"Bureau"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; four drawers in a two-over-two arrangement; round pulls on upper drawers and bail handles on lower drawers; square stiles; molded rectangular panels on sides; straight skirt; and simple bracket feet. Rectangular mirror with narrow frame and gently curved top is attached to dresser by two scrolling support arms extending from shaped backboard. Title and "406" 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 (8 3/4 x 6 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.029.005

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