"Bureau"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; four drawers with bail handles in a two-over-two arrangement; rectangular plaque between two top drawers with carved, painted or inlaid kylix in an oval cartouche and quarter fans; square stiles; and rectangular base with molded top edge. Rectangular mirror has wide frame and is attached to rear of bureau top by two tall shaped brackets with narrow shelves at top. 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 (7 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

CC010.001.012.030.002

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